Who are the PC-OC?
The Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on the Operation of European Conventions on Co-operation in Criminal Matters (PC-OC / Terms of reference / List of Conventions) is the forum in which, since 1981, experts from all member and observer states and organisations come together to elaborate ways to improve international co-operation in criminal matters and identify solutions to practical problems encountered in the application of Council of Europe Conventions in this field. More about the PC-OC
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22 Sep 2021 19:36:00
The Hungarian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers invites you to an online Roundtable on New Means of Communication for International Cooperation in Criminal Matters
On 4 October, under the aegis of the Chairmanship of Hungary of the Committee of Ministers of the...
31 Mar 2020 15:36:00Strasbourg 26/08/2021
The sanitary crisis due to COVID 19 is affecting the functioning of central authorities in an...
26 Aug 2021 15:37:00Strasbourg 28/07/21
Portugal ratified the Fourth Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition (CETS...
26 Aug 2021 15:30:00Strasbourg 15/06/2921
Italy ratified the Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons...
26 Aug 2021 15:21:00Strasbourg 10/06/2021
France approved the Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition (ETS No....
15 Apr 2021 15:10:00Strasbourg 05/05/2021
On 5 May 2021, under the aegis of the Chairmanship of Germany of the Committee of Ministers of...
27 May 2021 14:30:00Strasbourg 06/05/2021
The PC-OC held its 79th meeting by video conference on 4 and 6 May. During this meeting the...
Special session to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters
On 14 November 2019, a special session was held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters [ETS 30].
The session took place in Strasbourg, during the 77th plenary meeting of the PC-OC, and focused on present and future challenges affecting the efficiency of mutual assistance in criminal matters.
Assisting in and developing international co-operation in criminal matters