Protecting Personal Data: 32nd Plenary meeting of the T-PD

01/07/2015 Strasbourg

The Consultative Committee of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (T-PD) holds its plenary session starting today, to discuss among other issues, the use of personal data in the police sector, PNR, the protection of medical data,...

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Alternatives to Imprisonment for Drug Dependent Offenders: project launch in Georgia

26/06/2015 Tibilisi

Deputy Minister of Justice, Mr Aleksandre Tabatadze, Deputy Minister of Education, Ms Lia Gigauri, and the Head of the Council of Europe Office in Georgia, Mr Alessandro Savaris, as well as high-level representatives of the Georgian Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Corrections and Ministry of...

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Support to fighting corruption in Turkey

25/06/2015 Strasbourg

The joint European Union/Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the Coordination of Anti-Corruption Policies and Practices in Turkey” (TYSAP) just completed in May 2015. The TYSAP project provided assistance to the Turkish authorities in enhancing the expertise of the inspectors, auditors and...

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Ban Ki-moon calls for mobilisation against violent extremism

23/06/2015 Strasbourg

In his address to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) convened today in plenary session in Strasbourg, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon assured Europe of UN support in combating violent extremism and the rise of antisemitism, anti-muslim attacks and related...

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MONEYVAL report calls on Montenegro to investigate and prosecute money laundering offences more proactively

23/06/2015 Strasbourg

In a report published today, the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) analyses the implementation of international and European standards on anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of...

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