28 sept. 2023
Strengthening dialogue on equality between the Ombudsperson’s Office and civil society organizations in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 28 September 2023
Representatives of nine civil society organisations (CSOs) working with and/or representing...
20 sept. 2023Baku, Azerbaijan 19-20 September 2023
Bilateral meetings were organised with national authorities in Azerbaijan to advance the...
19 sept. 2023
Judges, prosecutors and investigators in Azerbaijan trained further in processing money laundering casesBaku, Azerbaijan 18-19 September 2023
Effectively addressing money laundering and confiscating criminal proceeds was the focus of the...
31 août 2023Online 31 August 2023
The new generation of the Young European Ambassadors continues to play a fundamental role in the...
28 août 2023
Internal practices for assessment and management of corruption risks in state institutions discussed in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 28 August 2023
National authorities of Azerbaijan advanced in their policy reforms to introduce internal...
1. Strengthening anti-money laundering and asset recovery in Azerbaijan
2. Strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in Azerbaijan
3. Raising awareness of the Istanbul Convention and other Gender Equality Standards in Azerbaijan
- Mid-term results - September 2020
- January 2022
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.