The Netherlands accepts the Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism

02/06/2021 Strasbourg

On 2 June 2021, the Permanent Representative of the Netherlands transmitted to the Secretary General the instrument of acceptance of the Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism (CETS 217). The Protocol will enter into force for the Netherlands on 1...

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6th Plenary meeting of the Council of Europe Committee on Counter-Terrorism (CDCT)

21/05/2021 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe Committee on Counter-Terrorism (CDCT) held its 6th Plenary meeting via videoconference, on 18-20 May 2021. The Committee approved two draft Recommendations, namely the draft Recommendation on measures aimed at protecting children against radicalisation for the purpose of...

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(De)radicalisation in Prisons – Online Conference

17/05/2021 Strasbourg

Under the auspices of the German Presidency of the Committee of Ministers, the Council of Europe and the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection co-hosted a Conference on “(De)radicalisation in Prisons”, during which topics including training for prison officers, multi-agency...

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Strengthening the support offered to victims of terrorism in cross-border situations – online symposium

14/04/2021 Strasbourg

Under the auspices of the German Presidency of the Committee of Ministers, the Council of Europe and the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection co-hosted a Symposium on “Supporting Victims of Terrorism in Cross-Border Situations”, which raised awareness about the challenges...

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Links between terrorism and transnational organised crime: the Committee of Ministers adopts guidelines

01/04/2021 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers has adopted guidelines which provide member States with practical advice to help relevant national authorities to better prevent and fight terrorism, and to enhance their understanding of the links between organised crime groups and terrorist organisations who are...

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