Bali Seminar: Sharing experiences and building State capacity

From 26 – 28 November 2019, CTI will be holding a Regional Seminar on 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, in Bali, Indonesia. The Seminar is being kindly hosted by the Government of Indonesia, as a CTI Core State, and is being jointly coordinated with the Association for the Prevention of Torture.

The Bali seminar aims to bring together countries from South East Asia and from the wider Asia-Pacific region to share experiences and good practices, as well as challenges in developing and implementing institutional and legislative frameworks , and to identify concrete proposals for the way forward. The seminar will provide opportunities for participants to learn from each other, strengthen State capacity and build cooperation between States.

Objectives of the Seminar

Under the overall goals to support regional cooperation and strengthen State capacity, the objectives of the Seminar are to:

  • Share good practices and success stories, as well as challenges, in the prevention and response to incidents of abuse through institutional and legislative frameworks and reforms;
  • Discuss elements needed to construct an effective legal and institutional framework for effective law enforcement;
  • Exchange on methods for the further professionalisation of the police and law enforcement, with a focus on procedural safeguards and investigative interviewing;
  • Identify concrete proposals for the way forward to further strengthen capacity of law enforcement to contribute to a culture of prevention domestically, and in the region.

The Seminar is by invitation only.

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