9 March 2007 - President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia, Prof. Petar Klarić received a delegation of the National Task Force for the Implementation of the Council of Europe Campaign to Combat Violence against Women including Domestic Violence. On this occasion the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Family, Veterans’ Affairs and Intergenerational Solidarity Jadranka Kosor presented the President Prof. Klarić, Vice-President Prof. Jasna Omejec and Judges Agata Račan and Nevenka Šernhorst with the badge with the Campaign’s slogan and other Campaign materials, which were also given for other Constitutional Court judges. Thereby, the President and the judges of the Court were symbolically included in the Campaign that started in Croatia in November 2006. President Klarić supported the Campaign personally as well as on behalf of the Constitutional Court. He noted that the Republic of Croatia has already instituted legal mechanisms for combating violence against women and in the family through the provisions of the Penal Act, the Equality of Gender Act and the Protection Against the Domestic Violence Act and stressed that we should all persist on their implementation. The Vice Prime Minister Kosor, while thanking the Constitutional Court judges, emphasised that the Council of Europe has recommended the more active participation of men in the Campaign, and that the President of the Republic Stjepan Mesić, the Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, the President of the Supreme Court Branko Hrvatin, the President of the Administrative Court Ivica Kujundžić, the Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Vladimir Šeks and the MPs have already been included in the Campaign.