19 oct. 2018
MEDIA ADVISORY: presentation of results of 2015-2018 projects with AzerbaijanBaku 22 October 2018
On Thursday, 25 October, the Council of Europe and European Union will present to media in Baku...
28 sept. 2018
Conference on property rights in AzerbaijanBaku 28 September 2018
On 14 September 2018, the Council of Europe organized a conference on “Property rights” in...
9 juil. 2018
One-month legal clinic course successfully accomplishedBaku 9 July 2018
42 law students representing four law schools in Azerbaijan successfully completed a one-month...
13 juin 2018
Launch of a legal clinic program in AzerbaijanBaku 13 June 2018
On 1 May 2018, the Council of Europe launched, in cooperation with the Academy of Justice of...
Results of projects in Azerbaijan
- application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights in Azerbaijan ENG
- strengthening anti-money laundering in Azerbaijan ENG
Information on the completed projects
Human Rights Commissioner
As part of his mandate, the Commissioner carries out visits to countries in order to monitor the human rights situation and pursue a dialogue with national authorities and civil societies.
Azerbaijan visit reports and documents
Fight against corruption
The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) monitors member states' compliance with the Council of Europe anti-corruption standards with the objective to improve the capacity of its members to fight corruption.
Fight against money laundering
The MONEYVAL committee of experts evaluates the effectiveness of domestic measures to counter money laundering and the financing of terrorism in Council of Europe member states which are not members of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Council of Europe member states which are members of MONEYVAL but subsequently become members of the FATF can elect to retain full membership of MONEYVAL. Applicant states for membership and other non-member states which are not members of the FATF may apply to join the terms of reference under certain conditions.
Democracy through Law
The European Commission for Democracy through Law - the Venice Commission - is an advisory body on constitutional matters which plays a leading role in the adoption of constitutions that conform to the standards of Europe's constitutional heritage
Documents concerning Azerbaijan
Protection of social rights
The European Social Charter is a Council of Europe treaty which guarantees social and economic human rights. It was adopted in 1961 and revised in 1996. The European Committee of Social Rights rules on the conformity of the situation in States with the European Social Charter, the 1988 Additional Protocol and the Revised European Social Charter.
Factsheet - Azerbaijan and the European Social Charter
Conclusions of the European Committee of Social Rights
European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)
The aim of the CEPEJ is the improvement of the efficiency and functioning of justice in the member States.
Country profile for Azerbaijan
Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE)
This consultative body to the Committee of Ministers prepares opinions, promotes the implementation of the Recommendation on the Role of Public Prosecution in the Criminal Justice System (2000)19 and collects information about the functioning of prosecution services in Europe.
Country profile for Azerbaijan
Prevention of torture
The European Committee for the prevention of torture visits places of detention (for juvenile or immigration detainees, police stations, psychiatric hospitals) in order to assess how persons deprived of their liberty are treated.
Fight against racism
The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) is an independent monitoring body which provides member States with concrete and practical advice on how to tackle problems of racism and intolerance in their country.
ECRI conclusions and reports about Azerbaijan
Protection of minorities
The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities provides for a monitoring system to evaluate how the treaty is implemented in State Parties. An advisory Committee adopts recommendations to improve minority protection.
Congress of Local and Regional Authorities
Azerbaijan delegation, monitoring reports, election observation reports and recommendations
Ms Farah AJALOVA
Head of Division
Department of Human Rights and Democracy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan