The 34th plenary session of the Committee took place from 19 to 21 June in Strasbourg. This...
The Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services calls for agreed European standards regarding recruitment, training and development of prison and probation staffLillestrøm (Norway) 21/06/2017
Jan Kleijssen, Director, Information Society and Action against Crime Directorate, Council of...
Council of Europe anti-corruption body GRECO issues critical assessment of the Parliamentary Assembly integrity frameworkStrasbourg 21/06/2017
The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) today published an assessment of the Code of...
Ukraine: Anti-torture Committee concerned about police ill-treatment and poor conditions of detention of remand and life-sentenced prisonersStrasbourg 19/06/2017
In the report on its November 2016 visit to Ukraine, published today, the Council of Europe’s...
The European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) adopted opinions on...
Dr Petra de Sutter, Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe Rapporteur, talks about the use of new genetic technologies in human beings, discussing the introduction of a new technology modifying the genome, human rights and ethical and safety issues.
President of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), Mr Marin Mrcela talks about the General Activity Report of 2016 and points out that countries too often over-rely on the repressive aspects of fighting corruption and underestimate the effectiveness of preventive mechanisms.