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Conferences, workshops, and other kinds of events that concern with the issue of femicide

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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference October 18-19, 2017

Hosted by Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations
publication date: 
Jul 17, 2017

Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference, October 18-19, 2017
London ON Convention Centre, 300 York Street, London, ON
Co-Directors: Dr. Myrna Dawson and Dr. Peter Jaffe

A conference for policy makers, mental health, justice and social service professionals involved in the prevention, assessment, management, and safety planning for domestic violence and domestic homicide, particularly those working with Indigenous, rural, remote, northern, immigrant and refugee populations, and children exposed to domestic violence.

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The Impact of Violent Extremism on the Human Rights of Women and Girls

UN Human Rights Council Session 35 on June 14, 2017 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva
publication date: 
Jun 14, 2017

Distinguished Speakers:
• UK Member of the European Parliament – The Honorable Julie Ward – Video
• UK Member of the British Parliament – The Honorable Shabana Mahmood
• UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women - Dr. Dubravka Simonovic – Invited
• Ms. Sadia Mir – WUNRN Europe Gender Policy Specialist & Academic Women in International Security – Women in Jihadist Organizations: Victims or Terrorists
• Dr. Lori Ann Post – Northwestern University - Global Women’s Researcher & Policy Analyst

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Switzerland
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UN Human Rights Council Panel on: Domestic Violence-Legal Systems-Law Enforcement-International Response

This Panel builds on the recently published Routledge Book: Domestic Violence in International Context, which features global experts on domestic violence in 31 countries.
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Jun 5, 2017

The text focuses on the world epidemic of domestic violence and interpersonal violence, the challenges of laws to address and law enforcement to enforce. Addressed are prevention, good practices, reliable statistics, realistic solutions, and victim-centered sensitivity.
Distinguished Speakers:
*Dr. Diana Peterson – Author: Domestic Violence in International Context - IPES-International Police Executive Symposium
*Dr. Dubravka Simonovic – UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women - Invited

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Switzerland
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Side events 26th session of the CCPCJ May 2017

Including the two major side-events organized by ACUNS Vienna on the issue of femicide
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May 23, 2017
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1. Collection of data on gender related killing of women and girls - promising practices: Organized by the Governments of Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Slovakia and Spain, the Academic Council on the United Nations System, the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its causes and consequences, the UNODC Research and Analysis Branch, Women Against Violence Europe, European Cooperation in Science and Technology, Women’s Aid Ireland, Coalition to stop violence against women and the Spanish Civil Society Observatory.

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Side events 25th session of the CCPCJ in May 2016

Member States, UN entities and other stakeholders organized a side events programme of more than 50 events at the 25th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, including ACUNS
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May 23, 2016
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25th Crime Commission opens with call to build resilient institutions in support of 2030 Development Agenda

Opening the 25th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (Crime Commission) in Vienna on the 23rd of May, the UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, said justice and the rule of law can build resilient institutions that support the 2030 Development Agenda, particularly Goal 16. This, and the Doha Declaration, provide a clear roadmap for confronting links between poverty, security, crime and corruption, he said.

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