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CTI West Africa professional police training workshop

Investigative Interviewing for Fair and Effective Administration of Justice Context Interviewing within the larger framework of criminal investigations is a core task in law enforcement, and how the police conduct interviews will have a profound impact on the outcome and fairness of the subsequent criminal proceedings. The investigative bodies are bound to respect and protect […]

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CTI joins ASEAN States in imagining torture-free societies

The Head of the CTI Secretariat, Dr. Alice Edwards, contributed to a consultation of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) on the Implementation of Article 14 of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration. The consultation took place in Jakarta, Indonesia and virtually on 3-4 December 2020, at the initiative of the Representative of Indonesia […]

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  • CTI online regional technical workshop for the Commonwealth Caribbean

    CTI online regional technical workshop for the Commonwealth Caribbean

    Last week, on 1-3 December, nine Caribbean countries*, involving 23 government representatives, took part in an online workshop organised by the Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI), in partnership with REDRESS and the Commonwealth Secretariat, and hosted by the Governments of Chile and Grenada. The workshop was designed to support Caribbean governments to ratify, implement and […]

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  • CTI presents at Asia-Europe professional training on human rights oriented policing

    CTI presents at Asia-Europe professional training on human rights oriented policing

    Last Friday, Dr. Alice Edwards, Head of the CTI Secretariat, presented at a professional online training course on “Human Rights Compliant Policing”, organised by the University of Oslo’s Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, in partnership and with the support of the Asia-Europe Foundation. The training course was addressed to 28 participants from 16 countries in Asia and […]

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  • CTI delivers statement to UNGA Third Committee

    CTI delivers statement to UNGA Third Committee

    75th SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY – THIRD COMMITTEE Promotion and protection of human rights – Item 72 Implementation of human rights instruments – Sub-item 72 (a) Statement during the interactive dialogue with mandate holders on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment 15 October 2020 Delivered by H.E. Omar […]

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  • CTI meets with UN anti-torture mandate holders to discuss the torture situation worldwide

    CTI meets with UN anti-torture mandate holders to discuss the torture situation worldwide

    The Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York and Geneva of CTI’s six Core States discussed the global situation on torture prevention and response during an online discussion with the four UN anti-torture mandate holders and bodies. Hosted by the Permanent Mission of Denmark in New York and moderated by the CTI Secretariat, […]

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  • CTI Statement to the Committee against Torture

    CTI Statement to the Committee against Torture

    LIVE STREAMED AT UN WEB TV – JULY 13, 2020 Due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, the Committee against Torture held its 69th session entirely virtual from 13 to 30 July. On 13 July, the Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) delivered a 15-minute public statement emphasising UNCAT’s relevance and the work of the Committee in these exceptional Covid-19 […]

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  • CTI briefs EU Member States on collaborating to end torture

    CTI briefs EU Member States on collaborating to end torture

    Geneva, 19 May 2020: The Secretariat of the Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) participated in an e-briefing for European Union Member States this morning, organised by the EU Delegation in Geneva, in partnership with the Permanent Missions of Denmark and Germany, where participants discussed closer cooperation on global efforts to prevent and respond to torture and ill-treatment. […]

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  • HRC43: States express solidarity against torture at major CTI event

    HRC43: States express solidarity against torture at major CTI event

    On the opening day of the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council, 24 February 2020, the Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) hosted a high-level side-event on “States institutions, procedures and best practices: Implementing the UN Convention against Torture” at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The event was attended by more than 70 […]

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  • Bali Seminar: Sharing experiences and building State capacity

    Bali Seminar: Sharing experiences and building State capacity

    CTI’s regional seminar, hosted by the Government of Indonesia, titled “Sharing experiences and building State capacity in South East Asia and the wider Asia-Pacific region: Strengthening institutional and legislative frameworks for effective law enforcement”, began productively yesterday in Bali, Indonesia. Participants are exchanging over three days on the latest research, new practices and examples from Asia-Pacific […]

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  • CTI briefs SIDS and LDC delegates in Geneva

    CTI briefs SIDS and LDC delegates in Geneva

    Geneva, 25 October 2019: Yesterday, the Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) briefed government officials of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) on the UN Convention against Torture and its key provisions. CTI’s briefing, organised for visiting government officials taking part in the Fellowship programme of the “UN Trust Fund to Support […]

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  • CTI Global Seminar: Cooperation and Innovation

    CTI Global Seminar: Cooperation and Innovation

    Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 October 2019: This week, on 1-2 October, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a two-day major cross-regional seminar on cooperation and innovation in policing and law enforcement, as part of the Convention on Torture Initiative’s (CTI) global goal to reduce the risks of torture and ill-treatment worldwide. The high level seminar […]

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