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The National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence.

An Oifig Náisiúnta um Fhoréigean Baile, Gnéasach agus Inscnebhunaithe a Chosc

  1. 29th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice

29th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice

The Council of Europe Ministers of Justice meeting in Norway recently agreed a Resolution on preventing and responding to domestic violence. The Norwegian Ministry of Justice presented a report "Breaking the silence – United against domestic violence". Participants shared information on best practice and new initiatives in preventing and responding to domestic violence. Work arising from the resolution will be taken forward by the European Committee on Crime problems (CDPC) and the European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ).

A copy of the Ministerial Resolution, the Norwegian report and the statement delivered on behalf of Ireland is available by clicking on the following links:

Council of Europe draft resolution on preventing and responding to domestic violence

Breaking the silence - united against domestic violence

Statement delivered on behalf of Ireland at CoE Ministerial Conference June 09