Internet governance

w Overview
w Security
w Openness
w Health
w Access
w Human Rights - Democracy
w Diversity
w Critical internet


Rights of Internet users


Internet Governance Strategy


Unlimited connections - A brochure for young people

Human rights guidelines for Internet service providers

Human rights guidelines for online games providers

Calendar of events and meetings

"Our Internet -
Our Rights,
Our Freedoms"


w EuroDIG

w United Nations/Internet Governance Forum



[2011] The protection of journalists' sources - Recommendation 1950 (2011), the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

[2010] The protection of individuals with regard to automatic processing of personal data in the context of profiling - Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)13 of the Committee of Ministers

Resolution No. 3 on data protection and privacy in the third millennium (30th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice)

[2009] Integrated national strategies for the protection of children from violence - Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)10 of the Committee of Ministers

Measures to protect children against harmful content and behaviour and to promote their active participation in the new information and communications environment - Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)5 of the Committee of Ministers

The promotion of Internet and online media services appropriate for minors - Recommendation 1882 (2009) of the Parliamentary Assembly

[2008] Protecting the dignity, security and privacy of children on the Internet - Declaration of the Committee of Ministers

[2007] Good practices for distributing medicines via mail order which protect patient safety and the quality of the delivered medicine - Resolution ResAP(2007)2


Convention on Cybercrime and its Additional Protocol concerning the criminalisation of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems

Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism

Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data and its additional protocol

Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse


The Internet literacy handbook: a guide for parents, teachers and young people

“Through the Wild Web Woods”: an online game from the Council of Europe for teaching children basic Internet safety in a fun and friendly fairy-tale environment

Council of Europe guidelines for co-operation between law-enforcement authorities and Internet service providers (ISP)

Concept for cybercrime training of judges and prosecutors


Children and the Internet: protection and participation

Council of Europe action against Cybercrime

Guidelines for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Online Games Providers

Personal data protection and privacy

Video on cybercrime


Data Protection