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Date: 27.3.2015

Location: Hall 2 of Plovdiv Court of Appeals

Organization: Gender Alternatives Foundation

Partner:Animus Association Foundation (www.animusassociation.org)

Theme: Securing Effective Implementation of the Legislation for Protection the Rights of Domestic Violence Victims

 

 

Target Group:Students from the Law Faculty of University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, judges, prosecutors, police officers, lawyers, social workers, psychologists and NGO representatives. 

 

Participants: Students from the Law Faculty of University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, a judge from Plovdiv Court of Appeals, the Deputy Regional Prosecutor of Plovdiv, police officers from Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, experts from the Plovdiv Regional Office of Execution of Punishments; 3 moderators from Gender Alternatives Foundation as well as presenters – Mr. Groshev – Deputy Regional Prosecutor of Plovdiv, Mr. Ivan Ranchev PhD, Mrs. Nadya Taneva – Director of Social Assistance Regional Directorate and Inspector Andreyan Pchelarov from the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Program: International and European standards for protection against domestic violence. The practice of Gender Alternatives Foundation in this respect. National legal framework for protection against domestic violence and the GAF’s practice. The psychologists’ role in cases of domestic violence and GAF’s practice. The rights and the responsibilities of Regional Prosecutors’ Office, the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Regional Directorate of Social Assistance in cases of domestic violence. The practice of Plovdiv Court of Appeals in cases of domestic violence. Summary. Feedback.

Certificates: all students in the discussion received certificates for their involvement.

The project is funded through the NGO Programme in Bulgaria under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014. 

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