Access to official documentsThe work conducted by the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) regarding access to Official Information in the hands of the public authorities resulted in the adoption, by the Committee of Ministers, of the Council of Europe Convention on Access to Official Documents open for signature and ratification in Tromso (Norway) en 2009. 

Under the authority of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers, the CDDH considers regularly the prospect of future signature and ratification of this instrument, with a view of its forthcoming entry into force.

The activity was conducted from 1998 to 2008.

meeting reports
15th meeting, 3-6 July 2007
14th meeting, 15-17 November 2006
13th meeting, 31 May - 2 June 2006
12th meeting, 18-20 January 2006
11th meeting, 22-24 September 2004
10th meeting, 17-19 September 2003
9th meeting, 7-8 March 2002
8th meeting, 18-21 September 2001
7th meeting, 28-30 March 2001
6th meeting, 27-29 September 2000
5th meeting, 22-25 February 2000
4th meeting, 5-8 October 1999
3rd meeting, 9-12 March 1999
2nd meeting, 21-23 October 1998
1st meeting, 4-6 March 1998