CSW65 Side Event: Changing norms, promoting rights. The power and impact of conventions

The Istanbul Convention is widely recognised as the most far-reaching legally binding instrument to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence as a violation of human rights. The webinar will engage government representatives and civil society on the power of the convention as a comprehensive and harmonised response to ensure a life free of violence for all women.
  • Tid: 18 mars kl 15 - 16:30
  • Plats: Youtubesändning

The webinar will further explore the practical implementation and impact of these norms and standards for greater protection and support, for improved legislation, policies, services and the discourse on the violence women and girls experience and how they are supported and empowered.

Main organizer and co-organizers:
Sweden, Montenegro (tbc), Council of Europe and Promundo

Opening remarks by:
Ms Karin Strandås, State Secretary to Minister for Gender Equality, Sweden

Moderated by Ms Lenita Freidenvall, Deputy Director, Ministry of Employment, Sweden

Technical presentations:
Ms Iris Luarasi, 1st Vice-President of GREVIO;
Mr Mikael Thörn, Senior Advisor, Dept. for National Strategy on Men’s Violence against    Women. Swedish Gender Equality Agency;
Ms Ivana Mašanović, Director of Department, Ministry of Justice, Human and Minority Rights Montenegro;
Ms Clara Berglund, Secretary General, Swedish Women’s Lobby;
Mr Gary Barker, Founder and CEO, Promundo.

Closing remarks:
Ms. Claudia Luciani, Director of the Human Dignity, Equality and Governance, Council of Europe

Senast uppdaterad: 12:23 - 05 mar, 2021
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