Press release – 586(2006)

Signatures and ratifications of Council of Europe treaties on the occasion of the 27th Conference of European Ministers of Justice

Yerevan, 12.10.2006 - On the occasion of the 27th Conference of European Ministers of Justice taking place on 12 and 13 October in Yerevan (see our press release 566a of 09.10.2006), the following treaties have been ratified or signed by the member states below:

Convention on Cybercrime (CETS No. 185 )*
This treaty was ratified by Armenia

Additional Protocol to the Convention on cybercrime, concerning the criminalisation of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems (CETS No. 189 )*
This treaty was ratified by Armenia and Lithuania

Protocol No. 14 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, amending the control system of the Convention (CETS No. 194 )*
This treaty was ratified by Poland

Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism (CETS No.196 )*
This treaty was signed by Germany

Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (CETS No. 197 )*
This treaty was ratified by Austria

Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism (CETS No. 198 )*
This treaty was signed by Greece

Council of Europe Convention on the avoidance of statelessness in relation to state succession (CETS No. 200 )*
This treaty was signed by Norway

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Detailed information on the Council of Europe treaties (full text, chart of signatures and ratifications, reservations and declarations, summary, explanatory report) is available on the Treaty Office's web site http://conventions.coe.int
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(*) CETS : Council of Europe Treaty Series

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