CHISINAU, 29 June 2012 – The OSCE Mission to Moldova and the Office of the Austrian Attaché of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection at the Austrian Embassy will hold a workshop on supporting shelters for victims of domestic violence on 3 and 4 July in Chisinau.
Experts from the Austrian Women’s Shelter Network will share best practices on running women’s shelters, and present relevant legislation, practical procedures, challenges and multidisciplinary approaches in dealing with victims of domestic violence.
The two-day event will bring together Moldovan experts and practitioners from the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family, the Interior Ministry, including police, and the Ministries of Health, Education, and Finance, as well as from women’s shelters and non-governmental organizations from both sides of the Dniestr/Nistru river.
Journalists are invited to attend the opening of the workshop at 09:00 on 3 July 2012 at the Labour Institute, 10 Zimbrului street, Chisinau. For further details, please contact Per Enerud, the Spokesperson of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, at +373 22 887813, +373 69113801 (mobile) and Per.Enerud@osce.org.