Identity and travel documents and the fight against terrorism: recommendation rec(2005)7
Council of Europe Publishing, 2005 - Business & Economics - 27 pages
Although the vast majority of persons applying for and using identity and travel documents do so for lawful purposes, they are also used by terrorists, for whom they constitute an important tool. Genuine identity documents in particular, obtained through lawful procedures, are vital to terrorists' operational success. Recommendation Rec(2005)7 of the Committee of Ministers to member states concerning identity and travel documents and the fight against terrorism therefore aims to ensure the proper, rapid and reliable identification of individuals, in particular as regards the issuing of such documents. It calls on member states to take measures to strengthen the security of identity and travel documents and indicates the appropriate course of action to take when such documents are lost stolen. The recommendation also contains provisions dealing with proof of identity as well as registration of birth and issuance of births certificates, which are necessary to obtain identity and travel documents. Finally, the recommendation contains provisions dealing with international co-operation calling for the exchange of information with other member states and with international law enforcement bodies, in particular regarding lost or stolen identity and travel documents, whether issued or blank.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
23 April 30 March accordance with national Action against Terrorism appropriate measures Automatic Processing biometric birth certificates civil-status records combat Committee of Experts Committee of Ministers competent authorities Conseil de I'Europe context Convention 108 Convention on Human Convention on Nationality Council of Europe CZECH REPUBLIC document holder Documents and Terrorism E-mail European Convention Europol and Interpol example Experts on Terrorism field of identity fight against terrorism final activity report fraud Group of Specialists Human Rights identification of individuals identity and travel identity documents identity of applicants identity or travel Individuals with regard International co-operation international instrument Librairie lost or stolen machine readable travel marriage measures to ensure ments misuse of nationality passports Personal Data ETS personal identification number principles Processing of Personal Protection of Individuals readable travel documents registration of births Security of identity Specialists on Identity take all appropriate Terrorism CODEXTER terrorists travel docu United Nations