EU accession to the Istanbul Convention and other measures to combat gender-based violence: extracts from the debate
Event date: 25/11/2019
During the plenary session (25-28 November 2019) of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, MEPs discuss on measures to halt violence against women and urge all member states to ratify the Istanbul Convention. To mark the international day for the elimination of gender-based violence, Parliament’s building is lit up in orange on Monday evening by President Sassoli. Statements by Tytti TUPPURAINEN, Finnish Minister for European Affairs, Miguel ARIAS CAÑETE, Member of the EC in charge of Climate Action and Energy, Iratxe GARCÍA PÉREZ (S&D, ES), María Soraya (Renew, ES), Terry REINTKE (Greens/EFA, DE) and Eugenia RODRÍGUEZ PALOP (GUE/NGL, ES).