The Directorate of Policy Planning's (DPP) mission is to provide the Secretary General, the Committee of Ministers and Major Council of Europe bodies with conceptual and strategic analyses about relevant political and societal developments in Europe and beyond.

 

Its activities are based on research and on topical exchanges with internal and external networks, with the objective to enhance the Organisation’s ability to anticipate major trends and challenges facing member states and to offer coherent short- and long-term responses within its statutory mandate. They include:

What we do

We provide Council of Europe major actors with conceptual and strategic analyses about relevant political and societal developments in Europe and beyond in order to enhance the Organisation’s ability to anticipate major trends and challenges facing member states and to offer coherent short- and long-term responses.

SG Annual Report SG Annual Report

2016 REPORT : 'State of democracy, human rights and the rule of law - A security imperative for Europe'

2015 report

focus focus

Fourth debate on Democratic Security - Christiane Taubira on 'Independence and Efficiency of the judiciary' - 12 May

(C. Taubira has been French Minister of Justice from May 2012 to January 2016)