Counterfeiting of medical products (MEDICRIME)

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Text of the Convention
 Explanatory Report
Status of signatures and ratifications
Map of countries that have signed the Convention
Unofficial translations

Regional Conferences

 Fact sheet
 Medicines on the web - Risks and benefits
 Medicrime Brochure
 Download poster here

 Preparatory work

Handbook for Parliamentarians
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 The European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC)
The European Pharmacopoeia (EDQM)

Secretariat Contacts


Medicrime Events - 2016

13 July 2016 - The Hague
A coordination seminar organised by the European Healthcare Fraud and Corruption Network (EHFCN) took place at EUROPOL premises on 13 July 2016. Major international actors dealing with pharmaceutical crime intervened and strongly supported the MEDICRIME Convention.


7 July 2016 - Minsk, Belarus
The Criminal Law Division organised a Workshop in Belarus to promote the MEDICRIME Convention, following the invitation by the Committee of Ministers (21 January 2014) to sign the Convention.


Regional Workshop on the MEDICRIME Convention: Single Points of Contact
Tbilisi, Georgia, 15-16 June 2016
   - Programme

ERA Annual Conference on EU Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector 2016
Brussels, 25-26 February 2016

Medicrime Events - 2015

3 December 2015 - Strasbourg
OCLAESP visits the Council of Europe


The Council of Europe participated in "Pharmacrime 4" validation conference
   Paris, 22-23 January 2015

Medicrime Events - 2014

Meeting with Foundation Chirac
   Strasbourg, 1 July 2014

Side-event entitled “The MEDICRIME Convention – an international criminal law instrument to tackle counterfeit (falsified) medicines – and related capacity-building activities”
   Vienna, 15 May 2014
 - Outline

Working Group meeting on implementation of the MEDICRIME Convention at national level
   Paris, 7 May 2014

Seminar for the Consulary Corps on MEDICRIME
   Lyon, 6 February 2014

Medicrime Events - 2013

Workshop on Counterfeit medicines   
World Bank, Washington DC, 17 April 2013