Resources

This section features relevant tools and publications, key public statements, annual reports, and event reports as well as other useful links on the prohibition of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. All our resources are freely accessible and available to download from this website.

  • Event Reports

    Report from CTI regional seminar on "The Fair Administration of Justice and the UN Convention against Torture", Gros Islet, St Lucia, 4-6 June 2018

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    CTI- Commonwealth roundtable on the rule of law, justice sector reform and UNCAT, 17 April 2018 in London, UK

    English

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    CTI- Council of Europe seminar on combatting torture during police custody and pre-trial detention 22-23 March 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark

    English

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    Report from the CTI regional seminar, Fes, Morocco, 30-31 October 2017

    English

    French

    Arabic

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    Report from CTI Technical workshop on legislative drafting for anti-torture laws, Entebbe, Uganda, 12-14 September 2017

    The Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI), in partnership with The Redress Trust (REDRESS) and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR or Commission), held a technical workshop on legislative drafting for anti-torture laws in Entebbe, Uganda from 12-14 September 2017.

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    Report from the CTI regional seminar, Santiago, Chile, 5-6 April 2017

    English

    Spanish

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    Benefits of and challenges to UNCAT ratification and implementation in the Pacific

    On 27 and 28 October 2016, the CTI and the Government of Fiji supported by Universal Rights Group and the Association for the Prevention of Torture held a regional workshop for Pacific Small Island States (PSIDS) in Fiji on benefits of and challenges to ratifying and implementing the UN Convention against Torture.

    English

  • Event Reports

    OSCE workshop on rehabilitation for victims of torture

    The CTI and the Government of Denmark partnered with the German Chairmanship of the OSCE, as well as the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, on a workshop held in Vienna on 12 October 2016 to explore the current and potential role of the OSCE in assisting participating States to implement their obligation to provide rehabilitation to victims of torture and other ill-treatment.

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    Rehabilitation for victims of torture in the OSCE region

    On 23 and 24 June 2016, the CTI and the Government of Denmark in partnership with the German Chairmanship of the OSCE and DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture - held a regional seminar in Copenhagen for States in the OSCE region to share experiences and practices on the implementation of torture victims' rights to rehabilitation.

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    Criminalising torture in national laws in sub-Saharan Africa

    On 5 and 6 April 2016, the CTI and the Government of Ghana in partnership with the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the Association for the Prevention of Torture held a seminar for 24 sub-Saharan African States on criminalising torture in national legislations.

    The report is available in EnglishFrench and Portuguese.

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    Preventing torture in police custody in MENA

    On 14 and 15 December 2015, the CTI, the Kingdom of Morocco and Wilton Park with the support of the Moroccan National Council for Human Rights held a regional seminar on how to prevent torture in police custody in the Middle East and North Africa with the participation of States from the region alongside torture prevention experts.

    Arabic

    English

  • Event Reports

    UNCAT Ratification Seminar

    The CTI held a seminar in New York on 12 May 2015 on UNCAT ratification for states not parties to the Convention as well as states member of the CTI Group of Friends. The report is available in English.

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    Promoting ratification and meaningful implementation of UNCAT in the Caribbean region

    On 29 and 30 October 2015, the CTI and the Inter-American Institute for Human Rights jointly hosted in San José, Costa Rica, a workshop on the promotion of ratification and meaningful implementation of UNCAT for 10 Caribbean States and a number of anti-torture experts. The report is available in English.

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    How to preserve human dignity by preventing torture and ill-treatment in ASEAN

    Bali, 10-11 August 2015 - the CTI co-organized, together with the Indonesian representative to the ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia and the Association for the Prevention of Torture, a two day regional workshop for ASEAN Member States focusing on preserving human dignity by preventing torture and ill-treatment in ASEAN.

    The report is available in English.

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    CTI breakfast meeting for Ministers for Foreign Affairs at UNGA70

    New York, 29 September 2015 - During the opening week of UNGA70, the CTI had invited Ministers for Foreign Affairs to a breakfast meeting to discuss the CTI from a global perspective. The report is available in English.

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    CTI High Level Event 3 March 2015: Universal Ratification and Implementation of the UNCAT – how to get there?

    On 3 March 2015, the CTI held a high level event during the 28th session of the Human Rights Council on how to reach universal ratification and implementation of the UNCAT. The report is available here in English.