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This section features relevant CTI tools, guides and other publications, such as annual reports, training and audio-visual materials, as well as other useful documents on the prohibition of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. All our resources are searchable and freely available to download from this website.

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    Video – What is UNCAT all about ?

    On 26 June 2019, the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, CTI released an animated video on the benefits of ratifying and realising the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT). In our encounters with stakeholders globally we are frequently being […]

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    UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman...

    Full texts of the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT) and its Optional Protocol (OPCAT).

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    Report of the CTI Professional Training Workshop for...

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    CTI Group of Friends Expert list

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    Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) Annual Forum 2020-2021

    Message from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, 24 June 2021

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    CTI Training Tool 1/2017: Investigative interviewing for criminal...

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    CTI New Website Overview

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    UNCAT Explainer – Arabic – اتفاقية الأمم المتحدة...

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    CTI UNCAT Implementation Tool 7/2019: Complaints and Investigations...

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