RECOMMENDATION 478 (1967) on the right of conscientious objection
1. Having regard to its Resolution 337 on the right of conscientious objection,
2. Recommends the Committee of Ministers :
(a) to instruct the Committee of Experts on Human Rights to formulate proposals to give effect to the principles laid down by the Assembly in its Resolution 337 by means of a Convention or a recommendation to Governments so that the right of conscientious objection may be firmly implanted in all member States of the Council of Europe ;
(b) to invite member States to bring their national legislation as closely as possible into line with the principles adopted by the Consultative Assembly.
. Assembly Debate on 26th January 1967 (22nd Sitting) (see Doc. 2170, report of the Legal Committee).
Text adopted by the Assembly on 26th January 1967, 22nd Sitting).