On 11 July 2022, the Protector of Citizens, the Autonomous Women's Center and the Forum of Judges of Serbia presented the Special Report of the Protector of Citizens on the work of Groups for coordination and cooperation on the territory of the Higher Public Prosecutor's Office in Niš.

This is the fourth Special Report of the Protector of Citizens created together witj the Autonomous Women's Center, and the second Report that focuses on the implementation of the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence through the analysis of the work of Groups for coordination and cooperation (coordinated community response groups). The report aims to point out examples of good practices in the work of Groups for coordination and cooperation, and issues recommendations for the improvement of their work caused by the differences in understanding the aim and the purpose of the provisions of the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence.

Special Report of the Protector of Citizens on the work of Groups for coordination and cooperation on the territory of the Higher Public Prosecutor's Office in Niš in English is available here.

Report was prepared within project „Effective policies and unified practice in support and protection of domestic violence survivors”, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Video presentation of the Special Report in Serbian is available on AWC’s YouTube