OPEN LETTER: A Sincere Request to Reinstatement of the “Istanbul Convention”
Date: 25 April 2021
To: H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Republic of Turkey Ankara
Dear H.E. Mr. President:
References: Istanbul Convention (11 May 2011; Council of Europe Convention CECT Treaty No. 210, put into force on 1 August 2014); UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goal #5; Gender Equality (September 2015) and Universal Declaration of Human Rights (signed by Turkey in 1949); and Turkey as the founding member of the United Nations, UN Charter (1945).