You will find on the Documents, Records and Archives website

  • information about the Council of Europe's documents, records and archives, how they are organised and how to access them, whatever their format (audiovisual, electronic, paper or web archives)
  • information on the rules and procedures governing access
  • search tools and other professional tools
  • a corner for professionals (being developed)
  • a timeline with a selection of themes related to the construction of the Council of Europe and the personalities involved (being developed)

Video about the Archives of the Council of Europe



40th Anniversary of the Palais de l'Europe

40 years ago, on 28 January 1977, the new Council of Europe building, the Palais de l'Europe, was inaugurated by Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of the French Republic. The Council of Europe Archives, managed by the Information Life Cycle Division (DIT-ILCD), contain videos, images and...

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Timeline being developed

We are developing the Timeline page of this website at present. It will contain information about important events in the history of the Council of Europe and about personalities who played a significant role in the construction of Europe. Please use the contact form if you wish to make a...

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