Building a Europe for and with children

Council of Europe monitoring

The following pages describe monitoring procedures at the Council of Europe. These pages are far from exhaustive, and the many links provided are an invitation to explore further.
}1. Introduction
}2. The role of Council of Europe bodies in monitoring the Committee of Ministers, the Parliamentary Assembly and the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities
}3. Treaty-based monitoring the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, the European Social Charter, the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, the European Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
}4. Other independent human rights monitoring bodies the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance and the Commissioner for Human Rights