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Cooperation with the law enforcement institutions on Federal and State level has started

Sarajevo Open Centre, in cooperation with the Gender Centre of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, held a two-day training on the 6th and 7th of October 2016, for representatives of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, the Federal Police Administration, the Police Academy of the FBiH and the Directorate for Coordination of BiH Police Bodies. The training for the representatives of these institutions was about the rights and better understanding of the problems faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons in BiH.

Train the Trainer program: “The training will help us to appropriately recognize hate crimes”

After the first training that took place from 8th – 9th September 2016 in a series of three two-day Train the trainer trainings, a second two-day training was held from 29th – 30th September 2016. This year’s participants of the Train the Trainer program were a group of Police Officers of all cantonal MUPs (cantonal ministries of internal affairs). Throughout their first training, police officers learned how to transfer their specialist knowledge and skills to other colleagues, to overcome training and develop presentation skills.

Education on Hate Crime for Police Officers Continues

In the past two years, Sarajevo Open Centre has organized individual trainings, and participated in the program of permanent education for police officers in the community in order to educate them on hate crimes issues, in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Sarajevo Canton.