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National Specialized Training on Gender-based Violence in Bulgaria

Category
Event
Venue
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Date(s)
-
Subject
Gender-based and domestic violence

Description

The course for police and prosecutors was organised by the Strategic Police Matters Unit of the OSCE’s Transnational Threats Department.

Summary

A four-day specialized training course on appropriate and effective responses to gender-based violence for Bulgarian criminal justice practitioners was held from 10 to 14 June 2019, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Following the course was a one-day workshop where judges and social workers joined the police officers and prosecutors. The workshop highlighted the importance of a co-ordinated and integrated approach when fighting gender-based violence cases.

The course is the third in a series of three national specialized training courses held as part of the regional project Effective Criminal Justice Strategies and Practices to Combat Gender-based Violence in Eastern Europe. The project is currently being implemented in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania, and is financially supported by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020) and the Governments of Germany and Austria.

Information

Added on
19 Jun 2019
Origin
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Type
Training
Organizer
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Participants
Law enforcement officers, Prosecutors
Keywords
women
Rights
OSCE