Ministry of Justice (Ministero della Giustizia) ,Rome

29 March 2012 - 30 March 2012 10.00 am

  1. Opening of the meeting
  Welcome addresses by Mr Eugenio Selvaggi, Head of Department for Justice Affairs, Mr Luigi Frunzio, Director General for Criminal Justice and Mr Jan Kleijssen, Director, Information Society and Action against Crime Directorate
  2. Adoption of the draft agenda
  Working documents
CDPC-BU (2012) OJ 1

Draft agenda

CDPC-BU (2012) 1

Annotated agenda

CDPC (2011) 31

For information: List of decisions of the CDPC Plenary, December 2012

  3. Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP)
  Working documents
PC-CP(2012)OJ 1

Draft Agenda of the 2nd PC-CP plenary meeting (28-30 March 2012)

  a. Foreign nationals in prison

Working documents

PC-CP (2011) 5

Draft Recommendation concerning foreign prisoners

PC-CP (2011) 6

Draft commentary on the Recommendation

  b. Follow-up to the 30th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice, “Modernising Justice in the Third Milennium: transparent and efficient justice; prisons in today’s Europe” (Istanbul, Turkey, 24 – 26 November 2010)

Working documents

CDPC (2011) 6 rev

Discussion paper on the follow-up to be given to resolution n° 2 on prison policy in today’s Europe adopted at the 30th Council of Europe conference of ministers of justice


Measures undertaken to implement resolution n° 2 and CDAP conclusions


Summary of member states' replies to the Questionnaire regarding the implementation of the most recent Council of Europe standards related to the treatment of offenders while in custody as well as in the community

PC-CP (2011) 21

Discussion paper


Conclusions of the 16th Council of Europe Conference of Directors of Prison Administration (CDAP)

  4. Dangerous offenders
  Working documents
PC-CP (2010) 10 rev5

The sentencing, management and treatment of “dangerous” offenders

CDPC-BU (2011) 5

Scope and possible “roadmap”

Terms of reference

Draft Terms of reference of the ad hoc Committee on dangerous offenders

  5. Trafficking in organs
  Working documents
Terms of reference

Terms of reference of the Committee of Experts on Trafficking in Human Organs, Tissues and Cells (PC-TO)


Draft additional opinion identifying the main elements that could form part of a binding legal instrument against the trafficking in organs, tissues and cells (OTC)

PC-TO (2012) 1

Preliminary Draft Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs

  6. Follow-up to the 31st Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice (Vienna, 19-21 September 2012) : “Responses of Justice to urban violence”
  Working documents

Resolution of the Committee of Ministers on Council of Europe conferences of specialised ministers

CDPC (2012) 4

Information document on the state of preparation of the Conference

MJU-31 (2012) RESOL

Elements for draft Resolution to be presented at the Conference

  7. Committee of Experts on the operation of European conventions on co-operation in criminal matters (PC-OC)
  Working documents
PC-OC Mod (2012) OJ 1

Draft agenda of the 13th meeting of the restricted Group of experts on international co-operation (PC-OC Mod 22-23 March 2012)

PC-OC Mod (2012) 2

List of decisions of the 13th meeting of the restricted Group of experts on international co-operation (PC-OC Mod 22-23 March 2012)

PC-OC Mod (2012) 01

Elaboration of draft practical guidelines as a follow-up of the replies to the questionnaire on jurisdiction and transfer of proceedings

PC-OC (2012) OJ 1

Draft agenda of the 62nd meeting of the PC-OC (9-11 May 2012)

  8. Future activities and priorities of the CDPC
  Working documents
CDPC (2012) 3

Strategic paper

  a. Preparation of the next plenary

Working documents

CDPC (2012) OJ 1

Draft Agenda of the next CDPC plenary (29 May-1st June 2012)

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference of the CDPC

  b. Activities related to transnational organised crime

Working documents

CDPC (2011) 20

Transnational organised crime - Possible activities under the aegis of the European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC)

Terms of reference

Preliminary draft Terms of Reference

  c. Follow-up to the decision adopted by the Plenary on activities related to piracy

Working documents


The necessity to take additional international legal steps to deal with sea piracy” – Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1913 (2010) : Reply adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 6 July 2011 at the 1118th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies

  d. Alternative measures to imprisonment

Working documents

CDPC (2012) 2

Explicative paper by Belgium

  9. Promotion of the Integrity of Sport against the Manipulation of Results, notably match-fixing
  Working documents
MSL12 (2012) 4

Feasibility study on a possible legal instrument on the integrity of sport against manipulation of results - Background Paper and Draft Resolution

CDPC (2012) 1

Feasibility study on criminal law on Promotion of the integrity of sport against manipulation of results, notably match-fixing (Please note the document is 102 pages long)

MSL 12 (2012) 8

Resolutions adopted by Ministers of sports in Belgrade

  10. Information provided by the Secretariat
  a. Medicrime
  b. Cybercrime
  c. Co-operation with other international and supranational organisations
  11. Any other business
  12. Date of the next meeting