Ending violence against women: a new focus for continued Southern Mediterranean co-operation

Strasbourg 18 September
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The Council of Europe and the EU will launchSouth Programme III: Ensuring sustainable democratic governance and human rights in the Southern Mediterranean” – to build on results from earlier programmes, providing regional support in targeted, bilateral actions. It adds a focus on how to address violence against women. The 3m euro South Programme III (2018-2020) is funded 90% by the EU and 10% by the Council of Europe as the organisation in charge of its implementation.

A press briefing will be held one day before the launch, on Monday 17 September at 10.30 am in office 0015D (ground floor) at the Palais de l’Europe.

Contact : Panos Kakaviatos, tel. +33 3 90 21 5027

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Council of Europe Media Relations Division:

+33 3 88 41 25 60