European Committee on Crime Problems Acts on TOC, Terrorism, and Other Law Enforcement Issues

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Friday, December 8, 2017
Michael Plachta

The Council of Europe’s (CoE) European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) held its 73rd plenary session from November 28 to December 1, 2017, in Strasbourg, Germany.

At the opening address,Mr. Jan Kleijssen, Director of the Information Society and Action against Crime Directorate, presented the conclusions of the 2nd International Conference on Terrorism and Organized Crime, jointly organized by the Criminal Law and Counter-Terrorism Divisions of the CoE in cooperation with the City Hall and the University of Malaga (September 21-22, 2017). The conclusions highlight the need to both develop and implement appropriate and specialized investigative tools capable of coping with the evolution in crime problems. The conclusions also noted the intention to set up a joint working group of CODEXTER and CDPC experts aimed at dealing with topics of common interest.