Greece signs the MEDICRIME Convention

18/05/2022 Strasbourg

Greece has signed the MEDICRIME Convention (18/05/2022). In total, there are 21 Parties to the Convention and another 17 are signatories.

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Slovenia deposits the instrument of ratification of the MEDICRIME Convention

03/05/2022 Strasbourg

Slovenia has deposited the instrument of ratification of the MEDICRIME Convention. The Convention will enter into force concerning Slovenia on 1 September 2022. Slovenia is the 14th Council of Europe member State to have ratified the MEDICRIME Convention. The number of Parties to this treaty thus...

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Lithuania signs the MEDICRIME Convention

21/04/2022 Strasbourg

Lithuania signed the MEDICRIME Convention (21/04/2022). Lithuania is the first Baltic country to join this criminal-law convention. In total, there are 20 Parties to the Convention and another 17 are signatories.

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Morocco deposits the instrument of ratification of the MEDICRIME Convention

19/04/2022 Strasbourg

Morocco has deposited the instrument of ratification of the MEDICRIME Convention. The Convention will enter into force concerning Morocco on 1 August 2022. Morocco is the 7th non-Council of Europe Member State to have ratified the MEDICRIME Convention and the 5th African country. The number of...

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Niger deposits the instrument of ratification of the MEDICRIME Convention

10/03/2022 Strasbourg

Niger has deposited the instrument of ratification of the MEDICRIME Convention. The Convention will enter into force concerning Niger on 1st July 2022. Niger is the 5th non-Council of Europe Member State to have ratified the MEDICRIME Convention and the 4th African country. The number of Parties...

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1st Meeting of the working group on the MEDICRIME 24/7 network

14 December 2021 Strasbourg

A Working Group of the MEDICRIME Committee, open to all member States and observers of the Council of Europe, will hold its first meeting to establish a 24/7 Network of national focal points to serve the scope and the objective of the MEDICRIME Convention. Members of the Working Group aim to...

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5th Plenary meeting of the Committee of the Parties of the MEDICRIME Convention

29 November 2021 Strasbourg, France

The Committee of the Parties of the MEDICRIME Convention is currently holding its fifth Plenary meeting (1-3 December 2021). During this online meeting, the MEDICRIME Committee will discuss three main issues, notably, the rules governing its monitoring procedure, the MEDICRIME Strategy...

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Council of Europe Committee of Ministers Declaration on the MEDICRIME Convention

16 November 2021 Strasbourg

To mark the MEDICRIME Convention’s 10th Anniversary, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a Declaration reaffirming the key role of the MEDICRIME Convention which was opened for signature in Moscow on 28 October 2011. It underlined how important the Convention is for...

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The Chair of the MEDICRIME Committee addressed the Committee of Ministers

2 November 2021 Strasbourg

On 20 October 2021, Mr Sergei Glagolev, Deputy Minister of Health (Russian Federation) and Chair of the Committee of Parties to the MEDICRIME Convention, addressed the Committee of Ministers’ representatives to underline the importance of the Convention as the only international instrument on the...

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10 years of the MEDICRIME Convention

29 October 2021 France

28 October 2021 marks the 10th Anniversary of the opening for signature in Moscow of the MEDICRIME Convention. An online event will be organised on 2 December 2021 to celebrate this milestone. We will examine the MEDICRIME Convention’s achievements, challenges and added value for the Parties...

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