The Committee of Experts on the Operation of European Conventions in Criminal Matters (PC-OC)...
Latest update of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) relevant for the...
On 5 July 2017, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted the Protocol amending...
India has acceded to the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (ETS No. 112). The...
The Republic of Moldova ratifies the Third Additional Protocol to the European Convention on ExtraditionStrasbourg 29/01/2018
The Republic of Moldova has ratified the Third Additional Protocol to the European Convention on...
Spain ratifies Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal MattersStrasbourg 26/03/2018
Spain deposited instruments of ratification of the Second Additional Protocol to the European...
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) 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
This website is in continuous development becoming more useful for practitioners involved in international co-operation in criminal matters.
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.
Assisting in and developing international co-operation in criminal matters