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www.coe.int/violenceconvention-sarajevo2011
 
1st Regional Seminar to promote the Convention
on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

24-25 October 2011, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 
 

This seminar is organised in co-operation with the Agency for Gender Equality of Bosnia and Herzegovina and UN Women. The objective of the regional seminar is three-fold:

  • to encourage member states to sign and ratify the convention;
  • to raise awareness of its existence among members of parliament, NGOs, the media and professionals working in the field;
  • to discuss the benefits and challenges of ratifying the convention.

The following countries are invited to participate: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and Turkey. Attendance is by invitation only.

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Ms Johanna Nelles
Programme Advisor
johanna.nelles@coe.int

Ms Valérie Giret-Lerch
Administrative Assistant
valerie.giret@coe.int