Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention)


Regional Conference
Effective ways to prevent and combat violence
against women and domestic violence

With the participation of representatives from:
Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway,
Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Spain

Organised in partnership with the Ministry of Justice of Slovakia and Norway Grants

29 November 2011, Bratislava, Slovakia

Contact details

In Bratislava

JUDr. PhDr. Branislav Kadlečík
General State Counsellor


Division of International
and European Public Law
Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic
Župné nám. 13
831 11 Bratislava
Tel: 02/5935 3587

In Strasbourg
Council of Europe

Ms Liri Kopaçi-Di Michele
Head of Division
E-mail : 

Ms Valérie Giret
Administrative Assistant
E-mail :

Violence against Women
and Domestic Violence

Justice and Human Dignity Directorate
DG I - Human Rights and Rule of Law
Council of Europe / Conseil de l'Europe
Tel:  + 33 (0) 3 88 41 22 58
Fax. + 33 (0) 3 88 41 27 64

In Brussels

Ms Maria Egeland Thorsnes
Sector Officer


Gender Equality, Social Inclusion and Regional Development  
Norway Grants Brussels 
EEA and Norway Grants
Financial Mechanism Office | Bd du Régent 47-48 (visit) | Rue Joseph II 12-16 (mail) | B-1000 Brussels

Tel: + 32 2 211 18 30 
Fax: + 32 2 211 18 89