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Council of Europe’s Istanbul Convention is the only binding mechanism in Europe on combating violence against women and domestic violence. Five years after the Convention was opened for signature, why have only 19 countries ratified it so far? Author: Irene Zugasti What is the Istanbul Convention? The Convention came after years of debate inside the… » read more

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Photo credit: © European Union 2012 – European Parliament Next month the European Parliament will discuss adopting the Trade Secret Directive. Are accountability and rule of law jeopardized by this regulation? Author: Gianna Merki On the 28 of January 2016 the Legal Affairs Committee of the EU Parliament (JURI) adopted a draft version of the… » read more

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