11/05/2021 - Gender equality and the Istanbul Convention: a decade of action - organised by the Council of Europe in partnership with the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth in the framework of the German Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
Celebrating the 25th of November - International Day for the Elemination of Violence Against Women and Girls
25/11/2019 - Joint Statement by Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić, France’s European Affairs State Secretary Amélie de Montchalin, on behalf of the Presidency of the Committee of Ministers, and Parliamentary Assembly President Liliane Maury Pasquier
- Joint call to act against rape and to ensure that the absence of consent is central to the definition of rape.
26/11/2018 - Joint statement of the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women; the UN Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice; the Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO); the Special Rapporteur on Rights of Women in Africa of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the Committee of Experts of the Follow-up Mechanism to the Belém do Pará Convention.
25/11/2015 - A side event on "Raising awareness to prevent violence against women and domestic violence : The Council of Europe Istanbul Convention's Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 : achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls".