IFEX – new observer to the CDMSI

28/06/2017 Strasbourg

The Steering Committee on Media and Information Society held its 12th meeting in Strasbourg from 20 to 23 June 2017. It granted observer status to IFEX, the network of NGOs defenders of freedom of expression. The other highlights of the work of this session were in-depth discussions and comments...

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29th Plenary meeting of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

28/06/2017 Strasbourg

This meeting of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) takes place on 29-30 June 2017 in Strasbourg. Members of the CEPEJ will examine the calendar for the 2016-2018 evaluation cycle and will be introduced to the new system for data collection established by the CEPEJ. They...

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Right to Privacy and ICANN

26/06/2017 Johannesburg, South Africa

The 59th Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) meeting is taking place in Johannesburg from 26-29 June 2017. A condensed four day policy forum meeting with among its priorities the issue of compliance of ICANN bylaws to international privacy standards. Two cross community...

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Addressing Disinformation in Europe: First Draft Partner Network Meeting

27/06/2017 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe attaches high priority to the possible impacts of ‘fake news’ on European societies and to identifying effective ways of countering the phenomenon. To this end it supports the organisation of the First Draft European Partner Network Meeting in Strasbourg on the 3rd of July....

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Social and economic rights for forcibly displaced persons during the conflicts in former Yugoslavia

26/07/2017 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Council of Europe is organising a conference on “Social and economic rights for forcibly displaced persons during the conflicts in former Yugoslavia”, which will take place in the building of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo on 27 and 28 June 2017. Today, after...

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Women and Drugs: from policy to good practice

26/06/2017 Rome

This seminar is co-organised by Pompidou Group of the Council of Europe and the Italian Anti-Drugs Policies Department (Dipartimento politiche antidroga). The importance of appropriately mainstream gender in drug-related policies and programmes was recognized in the outcome document of the 2016...

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International Conference on the binding effect of judicial decisions

20/06/2017 Brno

Presidents of Supreme and Constitutional courts from the Council of Europe member states gathered in Brno, Czech Republic, on 20-21 June 2017, for a high-level international conference to discuss the binding effect of judicial decisions taken by the European Court of Human Rights, the Court of...

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GRECO Report on measures to prevent corruption in respect of MP´s, judges and prosecutors in Estonia

23/06/2017 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe anti-corruption body GRECO today published a report assessing measures taken by the Estonian authorities to prevent and combat corruption in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors. The report evaluates the level of compliance with the recommendations GRECO...

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12th meeting of the CDMSI: pluralism of media and transparency of media ownership and internet intermediaries

23/06/2017 Strasbourg

The Steering Committee on Media and Information Society (CDMSI) holds its 12th meeting from 20 to 23 June 2017 in Strasbourg. Its main focus is the preparation of two standard setting documents, respectively on pluralism of media and transparency of media ownership and on internet intermediaries....

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Council of Europe International Conference on Smuggling of Migrants

23/06/2017 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe organises an International Conference on Smuggling of Migrants bringing together experts and high-level representatives from member and observer States of the Council of Europe, as well as representatives of international organisations and academic experts, to discuss best...

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iPROCEEDS: Regional Training of Trainers on cybercrime, electronic evidence and online crime proceeds

20-24 June 2017 Budva, Montenegro

Under the iPROCEEDS project a five days "Training of Trainers on delivery of the introductory training module on cybercrime, electronic evidence and online crime proceeds" has started today. It aims to establish a pool of national trainers who will be able to instruct their peers in the...

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Plenary session of the Consultative Committee of Convention 108

22/06/2017 Strasbourg

The 34th plenary session of the Committee took place from 19 to 21 June in Strasbourg. This meeting which gathered nearly 80 participants from all regions of the world was the opportunity to exchange and to move forward in providing policy guidance on different matters. Several key topics were on...

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Training to legal professionals in the fight against falsification of medical products

22/06/2017 Barcelona

A training course has been organised by the Council of Europe in collaboration with the National School of Judges, the Centre for Legal Studies and the Spanish Bar School. The kick-off session took place on 22 June at the School of Judges. This training course studies topics of interest in order...

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The Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services calls for agreed European standards regarding recruitment, training and development of prison and probation staff

21/06/2017 Lillestrøm (Norway)

Jan Kleijssen, Director, Information Society and Action against Crime Directorate, Council of Europe, Vivian Geiran, Chair of the Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP), Jörg Jesse, Vice-Chair of the PC-CP and Mykola Gnatovsky, President of the European Committee for the Prevention of...

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Committee of Ministers: Presentation of the 2016 annual report of activities of the Venice Commission

21/06/2017 Strasbourg

The President of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission), Mr Gianni Buquicchio, presented the annual report of activities of the Commission in 2016. The presentation was followed by an exchange of views with the Ambassadors of the Member States of the Council of...

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Council of Europe anti-corruption body GRECO issues critical assessment of the Parliamentary Assembly integrity framework

21/06/2017 Strasbourg

The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) today published an assessment of the Code of Conduct for Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe(PACE) in which it identifies significant shortcomings and points out the need for a number of improvements. The President of...

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