Official Journal of the European Union

C 390/178


Council of Europe Convention on the prevention of terrorism ***

European Parliament legislative resolution of 18 April 2018 on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism (14494/2017 – C8-0450/2017 – 2017/0265(NLE))


(2019/C 390/34)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the draft Council decision (14494/2017),

having regard to the request for consent submitted by the Council in accordance with Article 83 (1) and Article 218 (6), second subparagraph, point (a) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (C8-0450/2017),

having regard to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism (14445/2017),

having regard to Directive (EU) 2017/541 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2017 on combating terrorism and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA and amending Council Decision 2005/671/JHA (1),

having regard to Council Framework Decision 2006/960/JHA of 18 December 2006 on simplifying the exchange of information and intelligence between law enforcement authorities of the Member States of the European Union (2),

having regard to Council Decision 2008/615/JHA of 23 June 2008 on the stepping up of cross-border cooperation, particularly in combating terrorism and cross-border crime (3),

having regard to Council Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA of 13 June 2002 on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States (4),

having regard to Rule 99 (1) and (4) and Rule 108 (7) of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the recommendation of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A8-0131/2018),


Gives its consent to conclusion of the Convention;


Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission, the governments and parliaments of the Member States and the Council of Europe.

(1)  OJ L 88, 31.3.2017, p. 6.

(2)  OJ L 386, 29.12.2006, p. 89.

(3)  OJ L 210, 6.8.2008, p. 1.

(4)  OJ L 190, 18.7.2002, p. 1