Council of Europe Sets up a Special Group of Experts on Organized Crime

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Friday, March 1, 2013
Michael Plachta

At their 1155th meeting on November 21, 2012, the Ministers’ Deputies from all member states of the Council of Europe decided to set up an ad hoc Drafting Group on Transnational Organized Crime (PC-GR-COT).[2] The Group is to be set up by the Committee of Ministers under Article 17 of the Statute of the Council of Europe and, in accordance with Resolution CM/Res(2011)24 on intergovernmental committees and subordinate bodies, their terms of reference and working methods. The Group has been set up at the proposal of, and subordinate to, the European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC).