View from the Court

Disputes stemming from bribery allegations in Bulgaria and the fall-out from the end of Communism in Poland and Romania come before human rights judges next week.

Governments agree new anti-violence treaty

The Council of Europe convention, open for signature in Istanbul next month, creates a legal framework and a compliance monitoring system aimed at strengthening the protection of women.

Vatican City State agrees to anti-money laundering supervision

Anti-money laundering experts are set to examine the financial policies of the Vatican City State, after an agreement was reached with the Council of Europe.

Podcast: International Roma Day

Journalist Gary Younge joins Robert Rustem, Executive Secretary of the European Roma And Travellers Forum (Photo), Roma professor Ian Hancock, author of ‘The Pariah Syndrome’ and the Council of Europe’s Eleni Tsetsekou to discuss the situation of Roma communities.

Anti-corruption unit makes 17 recommendations to Moldova

A report compiled by the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption unit urges Moldova to strengthen anti–bribery laws and ensure stricter supervision of political funding.