Prosecutors and Investigators will Undergo Joint Distant Learning Course on Issues of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

2019-03-04 19:31:02
With support of the Council of Europe, a joint learning course has started for representatives of the Prosecutor`s Office of Georgia and the Ministry of Internal Affairs on issues violence against women and domestic violence.
20 prosecutors and investigators participate within the three-month learning course ongoing at the Chief Prosecutor`s Office of Georgia.
Distant learning will be held through HELP e-programme of the Council of Europe and it aims to assist representatives of the legal field to get acquainted with the European standards for human rights protection.
Learning course developed by the Council of Europe aims enhance the quality of the judicial response to cases of violence against women and providing victims with access to justice during prosecution of accused persons. The course consists of 7 modules and covers international as well as European legal frameworks, standards of Istanbul Convention and Case Law that aims prevention of violence against women and girls and their protection from violence. After successful completion of the learning process, participants will receive certificates.
Distant learning is held within the frameworks of the Project “Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence” of the Council of Europe.
Combating violence against women and domestic violence and protection of human rights are one of the main priorities of the Prosecutor`s Office of Georgia. Joint learning course for law enforcement bodies promotes implementation of coordinate and efficient activities.