Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE)

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In brief
About the CCPE
A word from the Chair
Plenary meetings
Meetings of the Bureau
Working group meetings
10th anniversary of the Recommendation Rec(2000)19
In brief
  Adopted opinions
  Preliminary works
Reference documents
Press releases
Country Profiles A-Z
Coe Bodies, international organisations and research centers
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Collaborative workspace

Opinions adopted by the CCPE

The CCPE has an advisory function on general questions.

This function leads to elaboration of opinions to the Committee of Ministers.

The CCPE can also sometimes be asked by other Council of Europe bodies to give an opinion.


Opinion No.1 (2007)

on "Ways to improve international co-operation in the criminal justice field"

also available in French, Romanian


Opinion No.2 (2008)

on "Alternatives to prosecution"

also available in French, Polish, Romanian


Opinion No.3 (2008)

on the "Role of prosecution services outside the Criminal Law Field"

also available in French, Polish, Romanian


Opinion No. 4 (2009)

on the relations between Judges and Prosecutors in a democratic society

also available in Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Italian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovenian, Spanish, Turkish


Opinion No. 5 (2010)

on the "Role of public prosecution and juvenile justice"

also available in French, Romanian



Opinion No.6 (2011)

on the "Relationship between prosecutors and the prison administration "

also available in French, Lithuanian



Opinion No. 7 (2012)

on the "Management of the means of Prosecution services"

also available in French, Italian, Lithuanian, Romanian



Opinion No. 9 (2014)

on "European norms and principles concerning prosecutors"

also available in French, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian


Opinion No.8 (2013)

on "Relations between prosecutors and the media "

also available in Bulgarian, French, Italian


Opinion No. 10 (2015)

on "The role of prosecutors in criminal investigations"

also available in French, Polish