Non-exhaustive list of other relevant legal instruments
The Council of Europe
The Council of Europe is the continent's leading human rights organisation. It includes 47 member states, 28 of which are members of the European Union. All Council of Europe member states have signed up to the European Convention on Human Rights, a treaty designed to protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
- The Council of Europe Anti-Doping Convention
- The Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption
- The Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds and on the Financing of Terrorism
- The Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions
The European Union
The European Union is a unique economic and political partnership between 28 European countries that together cover much of the continent. The European Union is focused on human rights, democracy and the rule of law. The European Union refers to these European values as a key element of its deeper political and economic integration processes.
It often builds upon Council of Europe standards when drawing up legal instruments and agreements which apply to its 28 member states. Furthermore, the European Union regularly refers to Council of Europe standards and monitoring work in its dealings with neighbouring countries, many of which are Council of Europe member states.
- Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
- Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector.
- Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing.
- Directive 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing, amending Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Directive 2006/70/EC
The United Nations
The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.
- The United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized crime
- The United Nations Convention against Corruption