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Council Of Europe Convention On The Prevention And Combating Of Violence Against Women And Domestic Violence

Original Language Title: Übereinkommen des Europarats zur Verhütung und Bekämpfung von Gewalt gegen Frauen und häuslicher Gewalt

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Council of Europe Convention for the Prevention and Control of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

[Conventions in German-language translation, see annexes]

[Conventions in English, see annexes]

The instrument of ratification, signed by the Federal President and countersigned by the Federal Chancellor, was deposited with the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe on 14 November 2013; the Convention shall be in force on 1 August 2014 in accordance with Article 75 (3) of the Convention. .

According to information from the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the following additional States have ratified or adopted the Convention:

Albania, Andorra 1 , Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark 1 (excluding Faroe Islands and Greenland), Italy, Montenegro, Portugal, Serbia 1 , Spain 1 , Turkey.

Since the entry into force of the Convention, the following States have had their instruments of ratification or Acceptance certificates deposited:


Date of deposit of the instruments of ratification. Acceptance certificate:

France 1

4 July 2014

Malta 1

29 July 2014

Sweden 1

1 July 2014