On 20 May 2020, the Violence against Women Division (DG Democracy) and the Council of Europe Academic Networks (CEAN) is organising a webinar on Violence against women and girls before, during and after COVID-19. The event will take place online and will be livestreamed (10.00 to 11.45 am CET) on the Directorate General Democracy Facebook page.
Following a short introduction by Michele Nicoletti, former President of PACE, key speakers include Dubravka Šimonović, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, Nina Nordström, Chair of the Committee of the Parties to the Istanbul Convention, Sara de Vido, Associate Professor, University Ca' Foscari, Venice, and Adriane van der Wilk, Expert on Online and Technology-facilitated violence against women. Marceline Naudi, GREVIO President, University of Malta, Department of Gender and Sexualities, will moderate the webinar.
For those who may not be able to join the webinar, a recording will be made available on the Istanbul Convention website after the event.