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UN Women Supports the Council of Europe’s Convention Against Domestic Violence

Following a roundtable meeting at United Nations Headquarters, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary-General of the Council of Europe and John Hendra, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women signed a Letter of Intent to formalize future cooperation between the two entities.


At the roundtable Hendra reinforced the support of UN Women for what he called the ”landmark” Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, adopted by the Council of Europe last year.


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Photo Credit: UN Women/Ryan Brown


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Taken on February 27, 2012