Report: Regional Forum Promoting the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey

This report presents a summary of the discussions held during the first Regional Forum on Promoting the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey. Convened by the Government of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, UN Women, the European Union, and the Council of Europe (CoE), in partnership with European Women’s Lobby, the regional forum reviewed progress in fulfillment of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, known as the Istanbul Convention. The forum took place within the framework of the EU-UN Women regional programme “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds".

 

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Languages available: English

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Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia; Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Serbia; Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244); North Macedonia; Montenegro; Turkey

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls; Anti-violence interventions; Access to justice and legal protection; Laws, legislation; Legal assistance; Primary prevention; Shelters

Resource type: Institutional reports

UN Women office involved in publication: Europe and Central Asia Regional Office

Publication year: 2019

Number of pages: 20

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)