Rules and Procedures
Access to Council of Europe documents and declassification
The Central Archives of the Council of Europe give access to documents according to the rules in force.
The Transparency database groups together texts governing access to Council of Europe documents and the declassification of those documents.
Main Regulatory Instruments
641/1.3/Appendix 2 / 18 September 1998 Procedure for granting public access to documents issued with a security classification and Instruction No. 39 / 25 June 1999 Instruction on public access to documents issued with a security classification