Australian delegation visited the Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb on 6 November 2017. The members of the delegation learned about our work and our cooperation with other institutions aiming at child protection in Croatia. Australian delegation was headed by senator Zed Seselja who is visiting Croatia and ambassador Elizabeth Petrovic with the Head of cabinet Angela McGuinness, state secretary Barbara Bennet and the representative of the Australian Embassy office for public diplomacy and consular affairs Dijana Grahovac
Dr. Domagoj Štimac, psychiatrist and deputy director of the Child Protection Centre of Zagreb presented our Centre in Strasbourg at the 21st meeting of the Network of Contact Parliamentarians to stop sexual violence against children, held in the Palais del Europe of the Council of Europe on January 27, 2015, as part of the “One in five” campaign, which promotes protection of children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.
Dr. Štimac was invited to hold a lecture about treatment of sexually abused children and to present the work of experts from the Center with child victims of sexual abuse. During his stay in Strasbourg dr. Štimac also gave an interview which you can view at this link: http://tv.coe.int/COE/20150127_210_Stinac_Nihal.html
More on the campaign “One in five” along with other interviews and information about the campaign please find on the following link: http://www.coe.int/t/dg3/children/1in5/PACE/Newsletters_en.asp