Europe: Council of Europe Appoints Group of Experts on Violence Against Women
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 9:30 AM

The Committee of the Parties for the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) held its first meeting on May 4, in Strasbourg, France. At that meeting, the Committee elected the first ten members of the Group of Experts on Action against Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO). GREVIO is authorized to monitor the implementation of the Istanbul Convention in ratifying states.

For more information on GREVIO and its members, please visit the Council of Europe’s website.

Compiled from: First meeting of the Committee of the Parties to the Istanbul Convention held - Members of GREVIO elected, 4 May, Strasbourg, Council of Europe, Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention), Headlines (May 4, 2015).