The purpose of the Project is to increase the protection of consumer rights in Slovakia by offering legal assistance to consumers free of charge, with the overall objective of strengthening the judiciary in Slovakia. Reference is made to the application dated 4 July 2008, and to any subsequent correspondence with the Focal Point. The completed Project shall include the following activities and results: - establishing the ombudsman centre (including furnishing and purchase of IT equipment); - providing legal assistance to consumers (including consultations and organising seminars); - development of consumer manuals, performing case studies and producing publications and providing ideas to the development of consumer affairs in Slovakia; - management and publicity measures. The Project Promoter is the Association for the Protection Consumer Rights in Poprad. The Focal Point shall ensure that the Slovak government provides at least 15 percent of the estimated eligible Project cost.