Council of Europe, Agora Building, Room G 01, Strasbourg

29 (2.00pm) May - 1 June 2012 (1.00 pm)

  1. Opening of the meeting
  2. Adoption of the draft agenda
  Working documents
CDPC (2012) OJ 1

Draft agenda

CDPC (2012) 5 Rev

Annotated agenda

CDPC (2011) 31

For information: List of decisions of the CDPC Plenary, 6-9 December 2012

CDPC-BU (2012) 2

For information: List of decisions of the CDPC Bureau, 29-30 March 2012

  3. Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP)
  Working documents
PC-CP(2012) 4

Summary report of the 2nd PC-CP plenary meeting, 28-30 March 2012


a. Foreign prisoners


Working documents

PC-CP (2011) 5

Draft Recommendation concerning foreign prisoners

PC-CP (2011) 6

Draft commentary on the Recommendation

  b. Preparation of the 17th Council of Europe Conference of Directors of Prison Administration (CDAP)

Working documents


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

  c. Electronic monitoring

Working documents

PC-CP (2011) 21

Discussion paper


Presentation by Mr Dominik Lehner


Presentation by Mr Robert Michael Nellis

  d. SPACE statistics

Working documents

PC-CP (2012) 1

Annual Penal Statistics: SPACE I, Survey 2010 (Please note the document is 150 pages long)

PC-CP (2012) 2

Annual Penal Statistics: SPACE II, Survey 2010 (Please note the document is 72 pages long)

  e. Elections of one member of the working group of the PC-CP
  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. 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

  Elements for a draft resolution:
CDPC (2012) 6

1. on juveniles in the context of urban violence

CDPC (2012) 7

2. on responses to the use of the internet for acts of urban violence

  7. Committee of Experts on the operation of European conventions on co-operation in criminal matters (PC-OC)
  a. Exchange of views with the vice-Chair of the PC-OC, Mr Erik Verbert

Working documents

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 (2012) OJ 1

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

PC-OC (2012) 07

List of decisions of the 62nd meeting of the PC-OC (9-11 May 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 (2011) 08

Finalisation of the information sheet on the PC-OC

  8. Future activities and priorities of the CDPC

Working documents

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference of the CDPC

  a. 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

  b. 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.

  c. Alternative measures to imprisonment

Working documents

CDPC (2012) 2

Explicative paper by Belgium

  9. Information provided by the Secretariat
  a. Medicrime
  b. Cybercrime
  c. 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

  d. Information on other Council of Europe activities
  10. Any other business
  a. Election of the Gender Equality Rapporteur

Working document

Information note

Gender equality rapporteurs and their role

Pompidou Group b. Presentation by Mrs Laura d’Arrigo, Chairperson of the Permanent Correspondents of the Pompidou Group of the Council of Europe
  c. The recommendations of the Parliamentary Assembly communicated by the Committee of Ministers to the CDPC for information and possible comments

Working documents


1. Recommendation 1996 (2012) – “Equality between women and men: a condition for the success of the Arab Spring”


2. Recommendation 1997 (2012) – “The need to combat match-fixing”


3. Recommendation 1998 (2012) – “The protection of freedom of expression and information on the Internet and online media”

  11. Date of the next CDPC Bureau and Plenary meetings