European Union External Action

Ambassador Kuneva at the Conference of high-ranking representatives of Ministers of Internal Affairs on dealing with domestic violence

22/10/2019 - 15:52
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Ambassador Kuneva attended the Conference of high-ranking representatives of Ministers of Internal Affairs on dealing with domestic violence on 24 September. Ambassador Kuneva delivered a speech in the context of the third session dedicated to the role of social networks, the internet and new technologies (NICT) in preventing and fighting against domestic violence. The EU Head of Delegation provided information on the EU Commission's actions and objectives to tackle violence against women and children, including on existing activities regarding combatting violent online content directed against women. Moreover, the module dedicate to "Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence" of the EU-CoE joint programme HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) was presented to the audience as a successful example of NICTs serving to combat domestic violence.

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