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[Last update: 27 March 2014]

Council of Europe documents available online

 

The following websites and online databases provide access to the full text of Council of Europe documents (working papers, press releases, newsletters, Court judgments, adopted texts, etc.). The list combines both general repositories and databases of specific entities.

 
triangle ArchivalWare: electronic archives

triangle CPT - Anti-Torture Committee

triangle European Commission for Democracy through Law

triangle Google Books

triangle Human Rights Court case-law

triangle Newsletters of the Council of Europe

triangle Parliamentary Assembly

triangle Portal of the Council of Europe

triangle Press and multimedia

triangle Treaty Office

triangle Web Cube Documentaire
 
 

triangle ArchivalWare: electronic archives

ArchivalWare is an access point to the digital collections of the Archives including audio recordings and image files, as well as an increasing collection of external documents. This digital repository is a complement to the online catalogue WebCAT with access to bibliographical references. ArchivalWare can be accessed via WebCAT or directly.
 
 

triangle CPT - Anti-Torture Committee

Database of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) including CPT reports, public statements and standards
 
 

triangle European Commission for Democracy through Law

The European Commission for Democracy through Law, better known as Venice Commission, offers access to opinions and studies by countries, topics and series.
 
 

triangle Google Books

Thanks to a partnership with Google, more than 3 300 Council of Europe books are available in text using OCR and stored in the Google Books database.
 
 

triangle Human Rights Court case-law

Database of the European Court of Human Rights Case-law (HUDOC) including decisions, judgments, advisory opinions, reports and Resolutions
 
 

triangle Newsletters of the Council of Europe

 
 

triangle Parliamentary Assembly

Adopted texts, working documents and verbatim records of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
 
 

triangle Portal of the Council of Europe

Access to several entities’ websites that contain many documentary resources
 
 

triangle Press and multimedia

Photos, video, press releases, thematic files, etc.
 
 

triangle Treaty Office

Texts of treaties (Agreements, Charter, Conventions, Statute), explanatory reports, chart of signatures and ratifications
 
 

triangle Web Cube Documentaire

The document database Web Cube Documentaire (WCD) provides access to the full text documents of the following Council of Europe entities:

- Committee of Ministers
- Congress of Regional and Local Authorities
- Commissioner for Human Rights
- European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice
- Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group)
- Consultative Council of European Judges

It also includes the:

- Notifications related to the Treaty Series
- Press releases of the Press Division

The documents of the following WCD collections are for internal Council of Europe access only:

- Administrative Handbook
- Internal Regulations
- Protocol
- Administrative Tribunal