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10 years of the Istanbul Convention: Bringing hope, promoting respect and inspiring change to end violence against women

Council of Europe 6 May 2021 STRASBOURG

The Committee of the Parties of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, also known as the Istanbul Convention, have issued a declaration to mark 10 years since it was opened for signature on 11 May 2011, in Istanbul. The Committee...

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First Steering Committee Meeting of the Council of Europe Project “Combatting violence against women in Ukraine” (COVAW)

30 April 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Steering Committee meeting held online on 29 April 2021 was attended by the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, the Government Commissioner on Gender Policy and the Office of Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine. Other project stakeholders working in the...

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Conference "Gender equality and the Istanbul Convention: a decade of action"

Conference organised by the Gender Equality Division and the Violence against Women Division of 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...

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Launch of a website dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention

26 April 2021 STRASBOURG, France

May 2021 marks 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). On this occasion, the Violence Against Women Division is launching a dedicated website to share...

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How does the Istanbul Convention guide countries’ actions against violence against women during the COVID-19 pandemic?

5 March 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

As we enter into our second year battling the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council of Europe marks this International Women’s Day with the solemn recognition that since the outbreak of the pandemic, a dramatic increase has been reported in recorded cases of violence against women and domestic violence...

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Call for tender – Purchase of national consultancy services on various communication aspects of the project activities

18 February 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe project “Combatting Violence Against Women in Ukraine (COVAW)” (hereinafter “the Project”), implemented within the Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022, is launching a tender call under the Council of Europe competitive bidding procedure / framework contract for the procurement...

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“Combatting violence against women” project launched in Ukraine

5 February 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 1 January 2021, the Council of Europe launched a new two-year project, entitled “Combatting violence against women in Ukraine” (COVAW). The COVAW project has been designed in line with the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine (2018-2022) as regards supporting national legislation and...

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Marta Becerra (Strasbourg)
Head of Unit
Capacity building and co-operation projects unit
Gender Equality Division
Human Dignity and Gender Equality Department
https://www.coe.int/en/web/genderequality/co-operation-projects

Jenna Shearer Demir (Strasbourg)
Programme Advisor
Capacity building and co-operation projects unit
Gender Equality Division
Human Dignity and Gender Equality Department
https://www.coe.int/en/web/genderequality/co-operation-projects

Valeriia Tkachenko,
Senior Project Officer (Kyiv)
Tetiana Antonchenko,
Project Assistant (Kyiv)

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