Under the thematic "Promoting gender equality and combatting discrimination" and as part of the regional project "Strengthening access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate crime and hate speech", a national training seminar on anti-discrimination in practice was held at the end of 2019 in Minsk (Belarus). During this seminar, a few testimonies from stakeholders and beneficiaries were collected. 

The first Mentoring Programme for legal professionals in Eastern Partnership countries was inaugurated at the end of 2019 in the framework of PGG II. This Training of Mentors was the very first activity held in the framework of the regional PGG II project “Women’s Access to Justice: Delivering on the Istanbul Convention and other European gender equality standards“. It builds on practical resources for legal professionals developed under previous PGG I regional projects on the topic of "strengthening women’s access to justice".