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Parliamentary Network Women Free from Violence: exchanges on the UN Generation Equality Forum and implementation of the Istanbul Convention

Handbook / violence / women

At its next meeting on 14 December by videoconference, the Parliamentary Network Women Free from Violence will exchange views on the Generation Equality Forum to be held in 2021 in Mexico and Paris by UN Women, after a presentation of the Forum by Ambassador Delphine O, Secretary General of the Forum.

A second exchange of views will focus on the Handbook for parliamentarians on the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (“The Istanbul Convention”), with the participation of the PACE General Rapporteur on violence against women, Zita Gurmai (Hungary, SOC), members of the Parliamentary Network Women Free from Violence and the Chairperson of the Committee of the Parties to the Istanbul Convention, Ambassador Nina Nordström.

Also on the agenda is a hearing on “Good practices implemented during the 2nd wave of Covid-19 to tackle violence against women”, with the participation of Charles Ramsden, Chair of the Gender Equality Commission of the Council of Europe.

No registration required. The meeting will be broadcast live on Facebook on this FB page from 9.30 a.m. to noon.