Council of Europe anti-torture Committee (CPT) holds high-level talks in Montenegro

20/02/2024 Podgorica, Montenegro

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Committee for the prevention of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (CPT) held high-level talks in Montenegro with the Deputy Prime Minister, Aleksa Bečić, the Minister of the Interior, Danilo Šaranović, as well as with senior officials...

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Council of Europe supports exchange of experience on corruption risk assessment and management between Eastern Partnership countries

23/01/2024 Strasbourg

On 22-23 January 2024, the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division of the Council of Europe, organised a regional workshop in Strasbourg on “Corruption risk assessment and management tools in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region”. The workshop brought together practitioners from anti-corruption...

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Conference on Health Literacy and Human Rights

20/12/2023 Rome, Italy

The Steering Committee for Human Rights in the fields of Biomedicine and Health (CDBIO), in cooperation with the National Office Against Racial Discrimination of Italy, and with the support of the Ministry of Family, Natality and Equal Opportunities and of the Ministry of Health of Italy,...

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Council of Europe report on domestic relief measures for war-affected people in Ukraine

19/12/2023 Strasbourg

A new Council of Europe expert report maps the domestic framework of relief measures and mechanisms introduced by Ukraine for civilians affected by the current phase of the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine (after 24 February 2022), and formulates a series of recommendations on...

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Anti-Corruption Day: Governments must fight environmental corruption

08/12/2023 Strasbourg

Ahead of the International Anti-Corruption Day, held every year on 9 December, the President of the Group of States against Corruption of the Council of Europe (GRECO), Marin Mrčela, has issued the following statement: “Environmental crimes, driven usually by the enormous illegal financial...

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San Marino ratified the Council of Europe Convention 108+ on data protection

16/11/2023 Strasbourg

On 16 November 2023, H.E. Luca Beccari, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Economic Cooperation and Telecommunications, in the office of the Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić and in her presence, deposited the instrument of ratification of the Protocol amending the Convention for...

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The CPT held its 112th plenary meeting

10/11/2023 Strasbourg

The European Committee for the prevention of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (CPT) held its 112th plenary meeting from 6 to 10 November 2023. During this meeting, the CPT adopted the reports on its periodic visits to Albania (May 2023), Cyprus (May 2023), Estonia...

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Mental health monitoring in different environments of deprivation of liberty

9-10/11/2023 Copenhagen, Denmark

Inspired by experiences and expertise from NPMs and CSOs in the region, the sixth regional meeting for NPMs and CSOs helped identify challenges and good practices in relation to the monitoring of mental health in different environments of deprivation of liberty. Building on several years of...

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The CCPE adopts Opinion No. 18 on Councils of Prosecutors

31/10/2023 Strasbourg

The Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE) adopted, on 20 October 2023, its Opinion No. 18 (2023) on Councils of Prosecutors as key bodies of prosecutorial self-governance. This topic was chosen by the CCPE in relation to the development of CCPE standards on the independence and...

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The Slovak Republic signs the MEDICRIME Convention

24/10/2023 Strasbourg

The Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the Council of Europe, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Oksana Tomová, today deposited, in the presence of Deputy Secretary General Bjørn Berge, the instrument of signature of the Council of Europe Convention on the counterfeiting...

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