19 janv. 2024Budapest, Hungary 17-19 January 2023
More than 50 Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) got introduced to methods on how to effectively...
9 déc. 2023
Judges and prosecutors in Armenia discussed various dimensions of criminal proceedings in absentia and confiscation of property of illicit originYerevan, Armenia 7-9 December 2023
A series of discussions addressing crucial legal aspects related to criminal proceedings in...
24 nov. 2023Yerevan, Armenia 17-24 November 2023
The creation of a pool of highly skilled mediators is the aim of the mediation training programme...
4 déc. 2023Yerevan, Armenia 4 December 2023
A training programme on combating discrimination adapted to the staff needs of the Human Rights...
18 déc. 2023
137th Plenary session of the Venice Commission: New opinions prepared under the Quick Response MechanismVenice, Italy 18 December 2023
At its 137th plenary session (held on 15-16 December 2023), the Venice Commission of the Council...
Promoting equality and non-discrimination: towards more resilient and inclusive societies
Strengthening measures to prevent and combat economic crime in the Eastern Partnership region
Women's Access to Justice: implementing Council of Europe’s gender equality and violence against women standards
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Council of Europe’s pioneering work in the fields of human rights and gender equality has also resulted in solid standards which, if fully implemented, would and bring member states closer to real equality between women and men. Some of the milestone achievements in this respect include two conventions.
- Council of Europe Office in Yerevan
- Delegation of the European Union to Armenia
- Council of Europe treaties and conventions ratified by Armenia
- Council of Europe Directorate of Programme Co-ordination Armenia web page and action plan
- European EU Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR): Armenia page