Project against Economic Crime in Kosovo* (PECK): Closing Conference

27/05/2015 Pristina

The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) Joint Project against Economic Crime in Kosovo* (PECK) will hold its Closing Conference on 28 April 2015 in Pristina. The Project, co-funded by the EU and CoE and implemented by the CoE, aims to strengthen the capacities of Kosovo...

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Combating ill-treatment in prison

23-24 April 2015 Strasbourg

The multilateral conference aimed to bring together participants from all Council of Europe member States to share their experiences and good practices regarding policies for combating ill-treatment in prison and to identify ways of introducing new approaches in their systems. Special references...

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Launch of HELP Programme in Russia

22/04/2015 Moscow

The official launch of the Programme on Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) took place on 22 April 2015 at the Russian State University of Justice of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of - the Council of Europe: Mr...

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UN Crime Congress calls for more capacity building on cybercrime

17/04/2015 Doha

The United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice adopted this week the Doha Declaration which outlines UN crime policies for the next five years. The Congress underlined the need for effective measures against cybercrime and endeavoured "to provide long-term technical...

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Council of Europe at Global Conference on CyberSpace 2015

16/04/2015 The Hague

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland has addressed today the opening session of this conference, which aims at discussing the most important developments in cyberspace, and issues ranging from Internet governance and multi-stakeholder co-operation, freedom and privacy...

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Council of Europe refers Bosnia and Herzegovina to FATF´s International Cooperation Review Group for insufficient progress on amendments to anti-money laundering legislation

15/04/2015 Strasbourg

The Anti-Money laundering Committee ( MONEYVAL) has decided to refer Bosnia and Herzegovina to the International Cooperation Review Group (ICRG) process of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for failing to make sufficient progress in amending its legislation to remedy outstanding deficiencies...

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