The Istanbul Convention: Domestic Violence

Subsequent to the ratification of the Istanbul Convention, the 1st of February 2018 saw its entering into force in Germany. The Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth initiated projects on critical analyses of the public and private support system made available to victims of domestic violence.

IPoS is having the task of investigating in the current situation in Bremen and Bremerhaven for the purpose of identifying approaches for improvements.

The first work package results are available here.

IPoS has implemented projects in the field of civil security and victims* rights. Check the following sites for detailed information on projects.


EU Justice: VAST


ISF (BKA): Terrorist Financing Western Balkans

ISF (BKA): Radicalisation / Detention

DAAD: Corroding Corruption


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