Training of 40 legal experts

Between March 20-23, 2017 in Sofia were held trainings of legal experts, within which was included the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (the so-called Istanbul Convention), and the applicable international standards in the prevention and fight against cases of domestic violence and gender-based violence. The trainings were conducted by famous European teachers, experts from the Istanbul Convention - Mr Javier Truchero, who is an expert of the Council of Europe and a lecturer at leading Spanish universities, and Ms Shazia Choudhry - a lecturer at Queen Mary University in London. 40 experts from the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Social Policy and other structures that will apply the requirements of the Istanbul Convention were trained.

The presentations of the two lecturers can be found here.