The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

4 Dec, Skopje, Macedonia


04 December 2013
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11:00 – 11:05 Opening of the debate –introduction of the project Act against rape-Use the Istanbul Convention !-Daniela Dimitrievska , executive director of Macedonian women’s lobby

11:05 – 11:20 The role of the NGO’s regarding violence against women and different forms of gender based violence (stalking, rape)-Biljana Nastovska, national expert

11:20 – 11:35 Gender based violence with accent on rape in the context of international and domestic legislative –Tanja Kikerekova, head of the Unit for human rights within Ministry of Justice

11:35 – 11:50 Juristic prosecution and challenges in the process of ratification of Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention)-Cvetanka Peric, criminal judge in Appeal Court Skopje

11:50 – 12:05 The role of the National Parliament in the process of ratification of Istanbul Convention –Liljana Popovska, member of the Parliament, president of Parliamentary Commission of Gender equality

12:05 – 12:30 Discussion and conclusion– Daniela Dimitrievska

More information in Macedonian: here

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