The third specialized training for free legal aid providers was held

In the period from 21-23 May, Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly organized the third specialized educational training for free legal aid providers on Jahorina. The training covered the topics of international instruments for the protection of rights and the possibility of conducting proceedings before international bodies, as well as the practice and opinions of international institutions. Also, one part of the training was dedicated to the burn-out syndrome at the workplace (the problem of burning out), which a large number of providers face, especially in terms of working with clients who most often come from socially disadvantaged families. The lecturers at the training were Predrag Raosavljević, professor of International Law; Dejan Lučka, Banja Luka Center for Human Rights; lawyer Emina Zahirović Pintarić; Jovana Bajkić, psychologist, District Court in East Sarajevo. The participants were representatives of the Cantonal Institute for Providing Free Legal Aid, Sarajevo Canton; Institute for the provision of legal assistance Tuzla; Your Rights Banja Luka; Your Rights Mostar; County Institute for Legal Aid, Livno; Cantonal Institute for Providing Free Legal Aid, Goražde; The Cantonal Institute for the Provision of Free Legal Aid, Zenica and the Foundation United Women.

The training at Jahorina is part of the project “Strengthening of Legal Aid Providers to Fight Discrimination Based on Sex/Gender in the Labor Market in BiH” which is implemented on the territory of BiH by the Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Banja Luka, with the financial support of the Embassy of the United States of America in BiH.


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