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Biobanking: The Council of Europe is carrying out a public consultation

09/07/2014 Strasbourg
This consultation is open until 15 August 2014. It takes place within the context of the re-examination of Recommendation (2006)4 of the Committee of Ministers on research on biological materials...

Conference on best practices of individual complaint to the Constitutional Courts in Europe

07/07/2014 Strasbourg
A Conference assembling presidents and judges from Constitutional Courts of Council of Europe member states was organised with the objective of discussing the increased role of these courts in...

Council of Europe triggers debate on ICANN & Human Rights

The Council of Europe facilitated the preparation of a report by Dr Monika Zalnieriute and Thomas Schneider on ‘ICANN’s procedures and policies in the light of human rights, fundamental freedoms...

MEDICRIME Convention: A key tool against organised crime

19-20/06/2014 Skopje
The regional conference was organised on 19-20 June by the Council of Europe, in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Health. Its aim was to strengthen the fight against...

GRECO urges Albania to step up corruption prevention in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors

27/06/2014 GRECO
The Council of Europe’s Group of States against corruption (GRECO) has published today its Fourth Round Evaluation Report on Albania dealing with corruption prevention in respect of members of...

Little progress on political funding transparency

In its annual report, published today, the Council of Europe´s anti-corruption monitoring group GRECO expresses concern about the little progress made by a significant number of European countries...

Action on cybercrime: Article 15 safeguards and law enforcement access to data

An international conference on rule of law safeguards under the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and law enforcement access to data is being held on 19 and 20 June 2014 at the Council of Europe....

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...

Reintegrating offenders on the agenda of CDAP Conference

16/06/2014 Helsinki
Directors of prison and probation services of the 47 Council of Europe member states are meeting in Helsinki from 17 to 18 June to discuss best practices and responses to the challenges posed by...

HELP Conference: From good training to good judgments

16/06/2014 Strasbourg
The annual Network Conference of the European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (the HELP Programme) will take place on 16-17 June in Strasbourg. This year’s event is...
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