This event is organized by OSCE’s Transnational Threats Department/Strategic Police Matters Unit, within the framework of the Project "Effective Criminal Justice Strategies and Practices to Combat Gender-based Violence in Eastern Europe", and will consist of a four-day course for police and prosecutors, followed by a one-day workshop with additional judges and social workers.
This training course will be delivered by the trainers who have previously participated in the regional Training of Trainers, the course will aim at consolidating the skills and knowledge of first responder police officers and prosecutors to better meet the needs of victims of gender-based violence, including noticing the signs and signals of violence and referring them to specialized support services.
Complementary to the course, the one-day workshop will highlight the importance of a co-ordinated and integrated approach when fighting gender-based violence cases. The workshop will strengthen the participants’ understanding of how improving multidisciplinary co-operation and interaction on gender-based violence cases can contribute to better meeting the needs of victims.
This event will be the first from a series of three national specialized trainings, organized in the framework of the project “Effective Criminal Justice Strategies and Practices to Combat Gender-based Violence in Eastern Europe”, which is financially supported by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020) and the government of Austria.