Conference on Legal Reforms and Victims Empowerment

Conference on Legal Reforms and Victims Empowerment, organised by the Ministry of Justice Croatia and the United Nations Development Programme, was held in Zagreb on 28 and 29 November 2012. The Conference was opened by Croatian President Ivo Josipović, Coordinator of the UN in Croatia Luise Vinton, Head of the EU Delegation in Croatia Paul Vandoren, and the Minister of Justice Orsat Miljenić.

Director of the Center Gordana Buljan Flander was invited to talk at the Conference about the importance and methods of the child witness protection in criminal proceedings. Participants at the Conference were representatives of international organisations (United Nations, Council of Europe, European Commission), of various organisations working with the victims and of ministries of justice from south-east European countries, Turkey and the neighbouring EU countries.