Second Meeting of the Working Group on Cybercrime

From 28 to 29 October, the Working Group on Cybercrime of the Pompidou Group held its second meeting dedicated to drug trafficking through virtual networks. The meeting brings together computer...

Children see, Children act - the new drug prevention clip of the Pompidou Group

During a workshop on Parenting Skills and Drug Prevention that took place in Kiev from 10 to 12 October, a new clip has been launched as part of a joint drug prevention media campaign by the...

European Committee on Legal Co-operation holding 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...

International conference on constitutional processes in post-communist countries

The Venice Commission, in cooperation with the Brusov State University, organises from 3 to 4 November a conference on the “The impact of constitutional processes in post-communist transformation”....

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...

Application of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms on national level and the role of national judges

From 24 to 25 October, the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan organised this international conference in Baku, within the framework of the Azerbaijan six-month Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers...

The European Day of Justice

On 25 October, Europe and the Council of Europe celebrate their Day of Justice. Such event is destined to bring justice closer to the European public, to inform individuals and groups about their...

Equal access to rights guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms system - current state and challenges

The 8th Warsaw Seminar is organised on 24 October under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr Thorbjørn Jagland. This event is devoted to discrimination as it is...

Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) to hold its 15th Plenary meeting

During its plenary meeting from 22 to 24 October 2014 in Strasbourg, the CCJE will adopt its Opinion No 17 on “The evaluation of judge’s work, the quality of justice and respect for judicial...

International Conference on Urban Violence

On 23-24 October, the Council of Europe is organising, together with the Ministry of Justice of Portugal, an International Conference on Urban Violence. This event is a follow-up of the 31st...

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...
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