CEDAW launches General Recommendation No.35 on gender-based violence against women

17/11/2017 Strasbourg

On 14 July 2017, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) adopted General Recommendation No. 35 on gender-based violence against women, updating General Recommendation 19. With a view to disseminating the content of General Recommendation 35 and...

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Cyprus ratifies the Istanbul Convention

headline 10/11/2017 Strasbourg

Today, in Strasbourg, in the presence of Ms Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Ambassador Spyros Attas, Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the Council of Europe, deposited the instrument of ratification by Cyprus of the Council of Europe Convention...

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GREVIO President at the World Bank Law, Justice and Development Week 2017

7/11/2017 Strasbourg

Ms Feride Acar, President of the Group of Experts on action against violence against women and domestic violence (GREVIO) participated in a meeting with the Organization of American States SG Luis Almagro, as well as a panelist in an international conference on "Violence against women, regional...

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

6/11/2017 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) is carrying out an evaluation visit to Montenegro from 6 to 9 November 2017. This visit follows GREVIO’s review of Montenegro’s state report and the state dialogue with...

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

30 October 2017 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) is carrying out an evaluation visit to Turkey from 30 October to 5 November 2017. This visit follows GREVIO’s review of Turkey’s state report and the state dialogue...

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Estonia ratifies the Istanbul Convention

26/10/2017 Strasbourg

Today, in Strasbourg, Ms Katrin Kivi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the Council of Europe, deposited its instrument of ratification in respect of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic...

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Germany ratifies the Istanbul Convention

12/10/2017

Today, in Strasbourg, in the presence of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Ms Elke Ferner, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth of Germany, deposited the instrument of ratification by Germany, of the...

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GREVIO reviews state report with representatives from Turkey

11/10/2017 Strasbourg

On 11 October 2017, under its first (baseline) evaluation procedure, GREVIO held a dialogue with the authorities of Turkey on issues related to their state report. The Turkish delegation included the Ambassador Erdoğan İŞCAN (Permanent Representative of Turkey to the Council of Europe) and was...

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GREVIO reviews state report with representatives from Montenegro

10/10/2017 Strasbourg

On 10 October 2017, under its first (baseline) evaluation procedure, GREVIO held a dialogue with the authorities of Montenegro on issues related to their state report. The Montenegrin delegation included the Ambassador Bozidarka Krunić (Permanent Representative of Montenegro to the Council of...

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Seminar to launch the Gap analysis of Armenian criminal law in the light of the standards established by the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and domestic Violence

9/10/2017 Strasbourg

On 11 October 2017, the Council of Europe will organise a seminar in Yerevan (Armenia) to present the “Gap analysis of Armenian criminal law in light of the standards established by the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence”...

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Exchange of views between the President of GREVIO and the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

27 September 2017 Strasbourg

Today, for the very first time, Ms Feride Acar the President of GREVIO held an exchange of views with the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. On this occasion she presented GREVIO’s work to date, from the adoption of the questionnaire to the publication of GREVIO’s first two baseline...

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GREVIO publishes its first reports on Austria and Monaco

headline 27 September 2017 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its first two evaluation reports. In an official ceremony to mark this historic event , the President of GREVIO, Ms Feride Acar, presented the report on Austria to the...

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GREVIO receives state report for Portugal

8 September 2017 Strasbourg

The state report from Portugal was received by GREVIO on 8 September 2017, and is published today in accordance with Rule 33, paragraph 6 of GREVIO’s Rules of Procedure. The Group will consider it together with Portuguese representatives at its 13th meeting scheduled to take place from 19 to 23...

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GREVIO receives state report for Sweden

7 September 2017 Strasbourg

The state report from Sweden was received by GREVIO on 4 September 2017, and is published today in accordance with Rule 33, paragraph 6 of GREVIO’s Rules of Procedure. The Group will consider it together with Swedish representatives at its 13th meeting scheduled to take place from 19 to 23...

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Norway ratifies the Istanbul Convention

05 JULY 2017 Strasbourg

Today, in Strasbourg, Ms Astrid Emilie Helle, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Norway to the Council of Europe, deposited its instrument of ratification in respect of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and...

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GREVIO receives the state report for Turkey

4 July 2017 Strasbourg

The state report from Turkey was received by GREVIO on 3 July 2017, and is published today in accordance with Rule 33, paragraph 6 of GREVIO’s Rules of Procedure. The Group will consider it together with Turkish representatives at its 12th meeting scheduled to take place from 9 - 13 October 2017...

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Final seminar : "Reinforcing the fight against violence against women and domestic violence in Kosovo*"

headline 26 June 2017 Strasbourg

On 29 June 2017, the Council of Europe will organise a seminar in Pristina, in the premises of Hotel Swiss Diamond (Pristina), to mark the closing of the project Reinforcing the fight against violence against women and domestic violence in Kosovo* (January – July 2017). The project is implemented...

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EU signs the Istanbul Convention

13 June 2017 Strasbourg

Today, in Strasbourg, in the presence of Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, Ambassador Joseph Filletti, Permanent Representative of Malta to the Council of Europe (Presidency-in-office of the Council of the EU) and Věra Jourová, EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and...

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Georgia ratifies the Istanbul Convention

19 May 2017 Strasbourg

Today, in Nicosia (Cyprus), during the 127th Session of the Committee of Ministers, H. E. Mikeil Janelidze, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, deposited the instrument of ratification in respect of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and...

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EU to join Istanbul Convention

11 May 2017 Strasbourg

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, warmly welcomed today the European Union Council's decisions on the signing of the Council of Europe Convention (Istanbul Convention) on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. By deciding to join...

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