Global Action on Cybercrime (GLACY): International conference to assess the threat of cybercrime

26/03/2015 Colombo

Comprehensive public policies are needed to help protect societies against the evergrowing threat of cybercrime. Public reporting on cybercrime and the collection of criminal justice statistics are essential for well-informed and effective policy responses in this respect. The conference...

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International conference “Assessing the threat of cybercrime” within Global Action on Cybercrime (GLACY)

Comprehensive public policies are needed to help protect societies against the evergrowing threat of cybercrime. Public reporting on cybercrime and the collection of criminal justice statistics are essential for well-informed and effective policy responses in this respect. The conference is,...

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Combating Trafficking in Human Organs: International Conference and Opening for signature of the Council of Europe Convention

25/03/2015 Santiago de Compostela

Wednesday 25 March, the Council of Europe Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs, the first ever international treaty to combat this crime, was opened for signature in the framework of the High-level international Conference, organised by the Council of Europe and the Spanish government,...

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Committee of Ministers made public its 2014 Report on the Execution of ECHR Judgments: record number of cases closed

23/03/2015 Strasbourg

In accordance with the European Convention on Human Rights, the Committee of Ministers is responsible for supervising the execution of the Court’s judgments by the states concerned. 2014 statistics confirm the positive trend noted since 2011. They reveal a continuing decrease in the total number...

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Constitutional amendments necessary for effective justice reform in Ukraine

20/03/2015 Venice

An opinion issued today by the Council of Europe’s constitutional law experts, the “ Venice Commission”, states that the main obstacles to ensuring an independent judiciary in Ukraine lie in constitutional provisions. Even though Ukraine is facing a particularly trying time, ensuring an...

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