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[Last update: 18 July 2013]

Access to Council of Europe documents and declassification

 
 
The central Archives of the Council of Europe give access to documents according to the rules in force.
 
 
triangle Database

- www.transparency.coe.int
Transparency Database on Document Access and Declassification
 

triangle Main regulatory instruments

- Res(2001)6 / 12 June 2001
Resolution on access to Council of Europe documents

- RAP-Inf(2001)6 / 30 May 2001
The Archives of the Council of Europe. Appendix: Council of Europe Archive Policy

- 641/1.3/Appendix 2 / 18 September 1998 and Instruction No. 39 / 25 June 1999
Procedure for granting public access to documents issued with a security classification and Instruction on public access to documents issued with a security classification

- CM/Del/Concl(81)337/Appendix VIII / 21 September 1981
Procedure for granting public access to Council of Europe official documents [30-year rule]

- CM(80)180 / 22 October 1980
Declassification of Council of Europe official documents
 

triangle List of regulatory instruments

- DGA/DIT/IMD(2011)03REV / 27 January 2012
Access to Council of Europe documents and declassification – Regulatory instruments