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

29 November 2011, Bratislava, Slovakia

 
Speeches
 
Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Mr Rudolf Chmel, Deputy Prime Minister for Human Rights and National Minorities of the Slovak Republic

Ms Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women

Ms Astri Aas-Hansen, State Secretary, the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police

Ms Ingrid Schulerud, Ambassador, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ms Dubravka Simonovic, Former Co-Chair of the Council of Europe Ad Hoc Committee to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence (CAHVIO)

Ms Carol Hagemann-White, Professor, University of Osnabrück, Germany

Mr Javier Truchero, Spanish member of the Council of Europe Ad Hoc Committee to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence (CAHVIO)

Ms Rosa Logar, Director Domestic Abuse, Vienna Intervention Centre against violence in the family, former member of CAHVIO

Ms Maria Kolikova, State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic (opening remarks)

Ms Mirjana Ferić-Vac, Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Mr Ondrej Dostal, Member of Parliament and Vice-President of the Committee on Human Rights and National Minorities of the National Council of the Slovak Republic

Ms Sandra Barnes, Rapporteur of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe on domestic violence

Mr Pavol Freso, President of the Bratislava Self-Governing Region

Ms Erika Kvapilová, Regional Programme Director, UN Women Office for Central and South Eastern Europe

Ms Katarína Farkašová, the WAVE Focal Point Alliance of Women in the Slovak Republic

Ms Olga Pietruchová, former President of the Women Lobby of Slovakia, Director of the Gender Equality and Equal Opportunities Department of the Ministry of Labour, Social and Family Affairs of the Slovak Republic

Ms Jenny Kitzinger, Professor of Communications Research, Cardiff University, Council of Europe expert

Ms Lisa Gormley, Legal Adviser, Women's rights and international law, Amnesty International

Ms Adriana Mesochorotisova, Representative of the informal network of NGOs “Safe Women’s Network”

Ms Marja Ruotanen, Director of Justice and Human Dignity, Directorate General I – Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe

Ms Maria Kolikova, State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic (closing remarks)