• The European Union signed the Istanbul Convention on 13/06/2017 and deposited the instrument of approval on 28/06/2023. The Convention entered into force on 01/10/2023.
Assessment of the alignment of Kosovo*’s laws, policies and other measures with the standards of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention)

*All references to Kosovo, whether the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations' Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.