As part of the project “Access to Justice for the Most Marginalized Groups” and the commitment to “Promote access to justice” within the fourth National Action Plan for Open Government Partnership, in the period from 26 to 28 May 2021, a training was held to improve the knowledge of employees of the Centers for Social Work, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy and the Roma Information Centers which was attended by more than 40 participants.
The training program was developed in accordance with the needs of the participants and in accordance with the Training Program for paralegals. Participants were introduced to the Open Government Partnership process, models of community access to justice (presented by civil society organizations and legal clinics that provide legal and paralegal assistance), the way of acting of civil courts and institutions in family disputes, domestic violence, the characteristics of the perpetrator and victim, protection measures and acting in accordance with the Law on Unregistered Persons in the Birth Registry and enabling social protection rights with temporary personal identification number.
The project “Access to Justice for the Most Marginalized Groups” is implemented by the Foundation Open Society – Macedonia, HOPS-Options for Healthy Life Skopje and the Association for Legal Education and Transparency – PET Station, funded by the European Union.
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