New thematic paper on the digital dimension of violence against women as addressed by the EDVAW Platform

29 November 2022 Strasbourg

Today, the Platform of Independent Expert Mechanisms on Discrimination and Violence against Women (EDVAW Platform) launched its first thematic paper on the digital dimension of violence against women as addressed by its seven mechanisms. This thematic paper was adopted by the EDVAW Platform at...

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Experts call on States to bridge the gap of impunity for violence against women across the world – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

25/11/2022 Strasbourg

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, international and regional experts on violence against women and women's rights have issued a joint statement calling on States to bridge the gap of impunity for violence against women and girls across the world. The joint...

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GREVIO publishes its report on Norway

25 November 2022 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its baseline evaluation report on Norway. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention in Norway. It...

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New report assessing the alignment of measures on violence against women in Kosovo* with the Istanbul Convention

24 November 2022 Strasbourg

Today, an assessment report on the alignment of laws, policies and measures in Kosovo* with the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) was published. Forming part of the Council of Europe co-operation project...

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GREVIO publishes its report on Cyprus

23 November 2022 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its baseline evaluation report on Cyprus. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention in Cyprus. It...

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GREVIO publishes its report on Georgia

22/11/2022 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its baseline evaluation report on Georgia. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention in Georgia. It...

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GREVIO adopts its 1st thematic questionnaire on the theme “Building trust by delivering support, protection and justice”

18 November 2022 Strasbourg

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO), at its 28th meeting on 13 October 2022, adopted a new questionnaire in preparation of the launch of its 1st thematic evaluation round. Building on the questionnaire developed for its baseline evaluation...

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GREVIO publishes its report on Estonia

17 November 2022 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its baseline evaluation report on Estonia. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention in Estonia. It...

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GREVIO publishes its report on Switzerland

15 November 2022 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its baseline evaluation report on Switzerland. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention in...

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GREVIO publishes its report on Iceland

14 November 2022 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its first baseline evaluation report on Iceland. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention. It...

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GREVIO publishes its report on Bosnia and Herzegovina

8 November 2022 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its first baseline evaluation report on Bosnia and Herzegovina. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul...

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Council of Europe's expert group on violence against women visits Luxembourg

20/10/2022 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) will carry out an evaluation visit to Luxembourg from 24 to 27 October 2022. This visit is one of the steps in the procedure to monitor the implementation by Luxembourg...

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Council of Europe's expert group on violence against women visits Croatia

14/10/2022 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) will carry out an evaluation visit to Croatia from 17 to 21 October 2022. This visit is one of the steps in the procedure to monitor the implementation by Croatia of...

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GREVIO receives state report for Liechtenstein

10/10/2022 Strasbourg

The state report from the Principality of Liechtenstein was received by GREVIO on 7 October 2022, and is published today in accordance with Rule 33, paragraph 6 of GREVIO’s Rules of Procedure. The Group will consider the report at its 28th meeting scheduled to take place in October 2022. GREVIO...

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GREVIO publishes its report on Germany

7/10/2022 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its first baseline evaluation report on Germany. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention. It...

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GREVIO receives state report for the Republic of Moldova

06/10/2022 Strasbourg

The state report from the Republic of Moldova was received by GREVIO on 3 October 2022, and is published today in accordance with Rule 33, paragraph 6 of GREVIO’s Rules of Procedure. The Group will consider the report at its 28th meeting scheduled to take place in October 2022. GREVIO plans to...

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European ministers adopt “Dublin Declaration” on preventing violence through equality

30/09/2022 Dublin

European Ministers of Justice, gathered in Dublin, on 29 and 30 September, at the invitation of the Minister of Justice of Ireland, in the context of the Irish Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. After two days of exchanges and discussions on prevention measures...

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Dublin, 29-30 September 2022

Conference “No safe haven” organised under the Irish Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

27/09/2022 Strasbourg

In the context of the Irish Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and in co-operation with the Council of Europe, the Minister for Justice, Ms. Helen McEntee T.D will host a conference of Ministers of Justice on Domestic, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, in Dublin,...

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Council of Europe's expert group on violence against women visits North Macedonia

23/09/2022 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) will carry out an evaluation visit to North Macedonia from 26 to 30 September 2022. This visit is one of the steps in the procedure to monitor the implementation by...

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GREVIO receives state report for Ireland

16/09/2022 Strasbourg

The state report from Ireland was received by GREVIO on 15 September 2022, and is published today in accordance with Rule 33, paragraph 6 of GREVIO’s Rules of Procedure. The Group will consider the report at its 28th meeting scheduled to take place in October 2022. GREVIO plans to carry out an...

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