Cooperation with national human rights bodies to protect freedom of expression and journalists

15/12/2016 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe and the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) are jointly organising on 15 December in Strasbourg a high level seminar to discuss the potential for co-operation to promote and protect freedom of expression and the safety of journalists in member...

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Council of Europe's Anti-torture Committee criticises inadequate safeguards for foreign nationals returned by air from Italy and Spain

15/12/2016 Strasbourg

In two reports published today on Italy and Spain, the Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee (CPT) criticises the lack of adequate safeguards for foreign national returned by air from these countries, in particular concerning the way the individuals concerned are informed of their imminent...

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The CEPEJ published its Guidelines on how to drive change towards Cyberjustice

14/12/2016 Strasbourg

At its 28th plenary meeting (Strasbourg, 6 - 7 December), the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) adopted its Guidelines on how to drive change towards Cyberjustice. These guidelines constitute a critical assessment of the systems deployed in the field of information systems...

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 Director General 
Christos Giakoumopoulos

Mandate   Organigramme