Poland: Council of Europe anti-corruption group criticises weakening independence of courts and judgesStrasbourg 22/06/2018
Following–up on preliminary findings of March 2018, the Council of Europe’s Group of States...
Anti-torture Committee publishes critical report on police ill-treatment in Serbia and the outdated treatment of remand prisonersStrasbourg 21/06/2018
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading...
The international conference “Convention 108+: tomorrow’s common ground for data protection” will...
Council of Europe meeting to discuss prevention and international co-operation in the fight against the smuggling of migrantsParis 20-22/06/2018
The Council of Europe is organising a meeting to discuss concrete tools to prevent and combat the...
Brussels, Belgium 20/06/2018
The European Union External Action Service (EEAS) is organising, in co-operation with the Office...
Mrs Janine Lélis, Minister of Justice and Labor of the Republic of Cabo Verde, deposited today the instruments of ratification of the Council of Europe Conventions on Data Protection (Convention 108) and Cybercrime (Budapest Convention). She explains why the country acceded to these 2 unique international binding legal instruments in the world.
The Council of Europe Convention on Extradition is celebrating its 60th anniversary. During the opening of the PC-OC special session Mr. Erik Verbert, Chairman of the PC-OC; Mr. Jörg Polakiewicz, Director, Directorate of Legal Advice and Public International Law; Mr Vincent Glerum, Counsellor at the Tribunal of Amsterdam; and Anita van de Kar, Secretary of the PC-OC committee explain the importance of this Convention.