Council of Europe’s expert group on violence against women visits Bosnia and Herzegovina

28/09/2021 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina from 6 to 14 October 2021. This visit is one of the steps in the procedure to monitor the implementation by...

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GREVIO publishes its report on San Marino

23/09/2021 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 San Marino. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention. It...

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Launch of the conference report "Gender equality and the Istanbul Convention: a decade of action"

22/09/2021 Strasbourg

In the context of the 10th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention), the Council of Europe in partnership with the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior...

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GREVIO publishes its first baseline report on Poland

16/09/2021 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 Poland. The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention. It praises...

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GREVIO receives state report for Iceland

09/09/2021 Strasbourg

The state report from Iceland was received by GREVIO on 3 September 2021, 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 25th meeting scheduled to take place in October 2021. GREVIO plans to carry out an...

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Council of Europe’s expert group on violence against women visits Germany

1/09/2021 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 Germany from 6 to 10 September 2021. This visit is one of the steps in the procedure to monitor the implementation by Germany of...

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GREVIO receives state report for Cyprus

4/08/2021 Strasbourg

The state report from Cyprus was received by GREVIO on 30 July 2021, 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 25th meeting scheduled to take place in October 2021. GREVIO plans to carry out an...

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Monaco submits its reporting form on the implementation of recommendations issued by the Committee of the Parties

16/07/2021 Strasbourg

The Monegasque authorities have submitted their reporting form (French only) on the implementation of recommendations issued by the Committee of the Parties. The completed reporting form has been published today, in accordance with the agreed procedure. The Committee of the Parties will proceed...

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Albania and Denmark submit their respective reporting forms on the implementation of recommendations issued by the Committee of the Parties

2/07/2021 Strasbourg

The Albanian and Danish authorities have submitted their respective reporting forms on the implementation of recommendations issued by the Committee of the Parties. The completed reporting forms have been published today, in accordance with the agreed procedure. The Committee of the Parties will...

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Council of Europe’s expert group on violence against women visits Romania

01/07/2021 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 Romania from 5 to 9 July 2021. This visit is one of the steps in the procedure to monitor the implementation by Romania of the...

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GREVIO elects its President and Vice-Presidents

24/06/2021 Strasbourg

Yesterday, the Group of experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO), adopted the list of decisions of its 24th meeting, held online. Considering that the mandate of the Bureau of GREVIO had expired on 23 June 2021, and according to the Rules of Procedure, the...

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GREVIO receives state report for Switzerland

23 June 2021 Strasbourg

The state report from Switzerland (in French only) was received by GREVIO on 18 June 2021, 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 25th meeting scheduled to take place in October 2021. GREVIO plans to...

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Liechtenstein ratifies the Istanbul Convention

17/06/2021 Strasbourg

Today, in Strasbourg, in the presence of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, H.E. Ms Dominique HASLER, Minister for Foreign affairs, education and sports of Liechtenstein, deposited the instrument of ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence...

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The Latvian Constitutional Court finds that the provisions of the Istanbul Convention comply with the Latvian Constitution

7/06/2021 Strasbourg

On Friday, 4 June 2021, the Latvian Constitutional Court adopted a judgement finding that the provisions of the Istanbul Convention, namely its Articles 3(c), Article 4(3) and Article 12(1), comply with the Latvian constitution. The Constitutional Court found, inter alia, that the scope of the...

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GREVIO launches public consultation on the draft General Recommendation on the Digital Dimension of Violence against Women

21/05/2021 Strasbourg

GREVIO has launched today a public consultation on its draft General Recommendation on the Digital Dimension of Violence against Women. The feedback from this consultation will feed into the final text of the General Recommendation, which GREVIO is due to adopt in the fall and which is intended...

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Premiere of a special documentary on the impact of the Istanbul Convention on the ground

11/05/2021 Strasbourg

Today, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention), the Council of Europe launched a special documentary illustrating the impact of the...

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Mid-term horizontal review provides a panoramic view of the implementation of the Istanbul Convention

10/05/2021 Strasbourg

Pause, take stock and capitalise on the wealth of observations and findings that have been issued by GREVIO in its baseline evaluation reports: this is the achievement of the mid-term horizontal review published today. Through a comparative assessment of GREVIO baseline evaluation reports –...

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ON-LINE CONFERENCE LIVESTREAMED FROM BERLIN: Gender Equality and the Istanbul Convention: a Decade of Action, 11 May 2021

12/05/2021 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe organised on 11 May 2021 an online conference in co-operation with the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, in the framework of Germany’s current Presidency of the Committee of Ministers. The morning session of the conference...

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Committee of the Parties: Marking 10 years of the Istanbul Convention with 10 steps towards a renewed decade of action to end violence against women and domestic violence

6/05/2021 Strasbourg

Today, the Committee of the Parties to the Istanbul Convention issued a declaration on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the opening for signature to the Istanbul Convention, highlighting 10 steps for a renewed decade of action. Through these 10 principles, the Committee of the Parties...

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GREVIO receives state report for Estonia

3/05/2022 Strasbourg

The state report from Estonia was received by GREVIO on 30 April 2021, 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 24th meeting scheduled to take place in June 2021. GREVIO plans to carry out an...

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