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European Social Charter: Simplification of the reporting and monitoring system

The Committee of Ministers adopted changes to the reporting and monitoring system with respect to the European Social Charter. These changes aim to simplify the national reporting mechanism for...

Council of Europe to adopt White Paper on Transnational Organised Crime

From 10 to 13 June, the European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) will discuss and adopt a White paper on transnational organised crime to help Council of Europe member states address threats to...

EuroDIG Internet conference to assess privacy versus freedom of expression

Over 600 participants will attend an internet conference to assess the balance between privacy rights and free expression at the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) in Berlin from...

Ban of Substitution Maintenance treatment (SMT) in Crimea: Pompidou Group report

The Pompidou Group calls for immediate actions in Ukraine following the ban of Substitution Maintenance treatment (SMT) in Crimea. Have a look at the assessment report which recommends urgent...

Committee of Ministers to examine implementation of human rights judgments

The representatives of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe will examine implementation of the judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights on 3-5 June 2014. This...

European Conference of Data Protection Authorities

On 5 June in Strasbourg, the Council of Europe and the French data protection authority – la Commission Nationale de l´Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL)  - are co-organising the Conference under...

Open Day with Permanent Representations within Council of Europe

On 19 May, Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law organised an Open Day with Permanent Representatives within Council of Europe, and their colleagues. The session was opened by Philippe...
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