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Human rights and business

25/02/2015 Strasbourg

The Drafting Group on Human Rights and Business (CDDH-CORP) held its fourth meeting from 25 to 27 February with Mr René Lefeber (Netherlands) in the Chair. Composed of fifteen members from Council of Europe member States, and a great number of observers, including the UN Office of the High...

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Launch of the 2014-2016 CEPEJ evaluation cycle

19/02/2015 Paris

The Working Group on the Evaluation of European Judicial Systems will launch the next evaluation cycle of the European Comission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) at its meeting on 19 and 20 February 2015 in Paris. This cycle will concern 2014 data and will be published in 2016. The Working...

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Longer-term future of the European Court of Human Rights

18/02/2015 Strasbourg

The 5th meeting of the Drafting Group “F” on the reform of the Court (GT-GDR-F) will be held on 18-20 February 2015. The Group will start the examination of its preliminary consolidated draft report containing opinions and possible proposals concerning the longer-term future of the Convention...

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The Turin process for the European Social Charter

12/02/2015 Brussels

The ‘Turin process’, launched by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe at the High-Level Conference on the European Social Charter (Turin, 17-18 October 2014), aims at reinforcing the normative system of the Charter within the Council of Europe and in its relationship with the law of the...

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SPACE survey: the economic crisis hampers improvement of conditions in European prisons

11/02/2015 Strasbourg

According to the annual report published today by the Council of Europe Annual Penal Statistics (SPACE), spending per inmate in European prisons has decreased during the economic crisis, and this has likely caused a negative impact on the quality of life of persons in custody. On the other hand,...

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