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European Committee on Legal Co-operation to hold its autumn plenary

From 29 to 31 October, on the occasion of its 89th plenary meeting, the European Committee on Legal Co-operation will debate several important issues following key presentations. Amongst them, the...

Seminar and Inter-regional Dialogue on the protection of Journalists

On 3 November 2014, the Council of Europe, the Centre for Freedom of the Media, UNESCO and the European Lawyer’s Union are jointly organising in Strasbourg a seminar with a view to enforcing and...

4th Plenary meeting of the Council for Penological Co-operation

The 4th plenary meeting of the Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP) will take place from 5 to 7 November 2014. Among the issues discussed at the meeting will be prison overcrowding, prison...

82nd Plenary meeting of the Steering Committee for Human Rights

Taking place from 19 to 21 November, this plenary meeting is dedicated mainly to the Reform of the European Court of Human Rights and to the effective measures that are needed in order to ensure...

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Europe restarts in Turin: High-level Conference on the European Social Charter

Organised by the Italian Government, the Council of Europe and the City of Turin, in the context of the Italian Presidency of the Council of European Union, the High-level Conference on the...

New report on Greece published by the Council of Europe anti-torture Committee

The Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today 16 October the report on its eleventh visit to Greece, which took place in...

The CEPEJ is rewarding the 2014 Crystal Scales of Justice Prize to the General Council of Spanish Bars

Today 16 October, the General Council of Spanish Bars has just been awarded for an initiative concerning Online legal aid: Better solutions for people’s rights. The 2014 European Crystal Scales of...

International Conference "Prevention of alcohol and drug use in the workplace"

From 15 to 16 October 2014, the Pompidou Group is organising this conference in Strasbourg, gathering, from each Member State, representatives of governments, employers, trade unions, including...

Venice Commission holds its 100th Plenary Session

At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy, the Venice Commission holds its 100th Plenary Session in Rome, from 10 to 11 October. Included in the agenda are the inter alia draft...
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