In August 2012, at the invitation of the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo, under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training, Bethany Case, Visiting Fellow, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), and Shania Kapoor, Visiting Fellow, Office on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, traveled to Kosovo to provide training on child victimization to nearly 40 Kosovar professionals. The training event, titled Child Victimization, took place in Pristina, Kosovo, on August 2931, 2012, and was comprised of 3 full days of content geared toward an audience of victim advocates, shelter workers, and staff from the Centre for Social Work.
Read OVC Builds on International Relationship with Kosovo Through Child Victimization in Kosovo (PDF 458 kb) to learn more about
- OVC's relationship with Kosovo;
- Kosovo's current response to child victims;
- Commonalities between the United States and Kosovo in responding to child abuse; and
- The training event in Pristina.