European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ) is an
intergovernmental body, set up in 1963 under the auspices of
the Committee of Ministers, which is responsible for the
standard-setting activities of the Council of Europe in the
field of public and private law.
The CDCJ's main role is to draw up standards commonly accepted by the 47 member
states and to foster legal co-operation among them.
The CDCJ is composed of representatives of all member states -
principally from the ministries of justice - who meet once a
year at the headquarters of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg
A Word from the Chair
European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ) is an intergovernmental
steering Committee created in 1963. It has a mandate mainly to steer
legal co-operation among the Council of Europe member States in the
fields of private and public civil law, in order to promote and
facilitate co-operation and understanding between them as well as to identify the
challenges that Europe and its various legal systems are faced with as a
result of the developments in our societies and the emergence of new
instances and claims.
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of Europe Treaties - recent
plenary meeting (Strasbourg, 29-31 October 2014)