04 juin 2018

Europe’s duty to internally displaced persons

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThis year marks the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, a comprehensive set of international standards addressing the rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs). The anniversary should prompt states to give serious attention to their needs. More...

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Dubrovnik conference on cross-border cooperation in Europe

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomA conference organised in the context of the Croatian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers will discuss and promote legal frameworks, capacity-building tools and data collection in cross-border cooperation in Europe. The one-day event is taking place on 25 May in Dubrovnik, Croatia, which is itself a border municipality. More...

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Council of Europe and UEFA sign Memorandum of Understanding

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomCouncil of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland and UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin have signed today at Palais de l’Europe a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their co-operation and implement common strategies in areas of shared interest. More...

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Albania should step up protection of children and inclusion of persons with disabilities

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomToday the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, concluded her five-day visit to Albania which focused on children’s rights, the rights of persons with disabilities, and access to free legal aid. More...

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Legal guide on how to apply new data protection rules

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe European Union and the Council of Europe have reviewed their legal frameworks for the protection of personal data to keep pace with changes in this fast-moving area. Building on the popular practical handbook on European data protection law, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the Council of Europe and the European Data Protection Supervisor have just published an update as the EU’s new data protection rules take effect and the modernised text of the Council of Europe’s Convention 108 has just been adopted. More...

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Towards a Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime: Invitation to participate in consultations

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomConsultations on the ongoing preparation of a 2nd Additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention will be held within the framework of the Octopus Conference on Cybercrime from 11 to 13 July 2018, and specifically on Thursday, 12 July. More...

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Five additional members joining GREVIO

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomToday, in Strasbourg, in accordance with Resolution CM/Res(2014)43 on rules on the election procedure of the members of the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO), adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 19 November 2014, the State Parties to the Istanbul Convention voted and named five additional members to the monitoring group (GREVIO) that has already been working for three years to monitor implementation of the Istanbul Convention. More...

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Council of Europe at the European Dialogue on Internet Governance

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomA Council of Europe delegation will contribute to the discussions of the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) to be held on 5 and 6 June in Tbilisi (Georgia). More...

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Greece: Understaffing in psychiatric establishments and poor conditions of detained foreign nationals

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomA nine-day visit to Greece carried out in April by a delegation of the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) focused on the treatment, living conditions and safeguards offered to civil and forensic patients in psychiatric establishments and the situation of foreign nationals deprived of their liberty. More...

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MONEYVAL’s annual report: money laundering risks are increasing

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe Council of Europe anti money laundering and counter terrorist financing body MONEYVAL has just published its General Activity Report for 2017. More...

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