Council of Europe Conferences of Ministers of Justice

19th Conference of European Ministers of Justice

14-15 June 1994, Valletta (Malta)

Resolution No 2 on the fight against extremism, racism, xenophobia and antisemitism

The Ministers participating in the 19th Conference of European Ministers of Justice (Valletta 1994),
Having taken note of the intervention of the German delegation;
Welcoming the establishment, within the Council of Europe, of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance,
RECOMMEND that the Committee of Ministers invite the European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC):
a. to contribute in the most appropriate way to the work of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance;
b. to take into account, within its activities, the need for all States to have in place effective legislation to combat extremism, racism, xenophobia and antisemitism and, within their law, to facilitate extradition and other forms of international co-operation in relation to the most serious offences in this field;
c. to ensure that its own work in this area takes full account of the work which is already being carried out in other fora.