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Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism

Article 1 – Purpose
‘The purpose of this Protocol is to supplement the provisions of the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism [...] as regards the criminalisation of the acts described in Articles 2 to 6 of this Protocol, thereby enhancing the efforts of Parties in preventing terrorism and its negative effects on the full enjoyment of human rights, in particular the right to life, both by measures to be taken at national level and through international co-operation, with due regard to the existing applicable multilateral or bilateral treaties or agreements between the Parties.’