MONEYVAL's annual report: anti-terrorist financing measures not fully exploited yet

26/09/2016 Strasbourg

Following the publication of the annual report by the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL), its Chair, Daniel Thelesklaf, pointed out that identifying the financing of terrorism has not yet been fully exploited as a...

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European Seminar on Labour Rights as Human Rights

26/09/2016 Portoroz

Judges, prosecutors and lawyers will gather to raise awareness about labour rights and discuss the best ways to enforce them, crucial topic in times of economic crisis and austerity measures. The seminar (26-27 September), organised by the Council of Europe Human Rights National Implementation...

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Committee of Ministers reviews the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

23/09/2016 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers published today the decisions and resolutions adopted at its 1265th special “human rights” meeting (20-21 September 2016) during which it examined the state of implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The texts adopted...

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Pilot training course on the counterfeiting of medical products launched in Spain

22/09/2016 Barcelona

The Council of Europe is launching in co-operation with the Spanish Judicial School a pilot training course on the counterfeiting of medical products. Aimed to understand and tackle this emerging crime, this training takes into account the latest amendments to the Spanish Criminal Code following...

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Constitutional draft modifications of Azerbaijan are negative and “at odds with European constitutional heritage”

21/09/2016 Strasbourg

Constitutional modifications proposed for vote in a referendum in Azerbaijan next Monday 26 September 2016 are assessed negatively and “at odds with European constitutional heritage” by the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) in its Preliminary Opinion made recently...

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Save the date ! Publication of the CEPEJ 2016 report /Press conference on 6 October in Paris

The Council of Europe will be making public the 2016 report (data from 2014) of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) on Thursday 6 October at 11 am, at a press conference in its Paris office (55 Avenue Kléber, 16th arrondissement, métro Boissière). The President of the...

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