Challenges, Opportunities and Comparative Experiences 1 July 2021 2.30 – 3.45 PM (UK) 3.30 – 4.45 PM (South Africa) Languages available: English, French and Portuguese Register here Violence against the LGBT+ community often amounts to torture or ill-treatment, for example, violent arbitrary arrests, forced medical examinations, ‘corrective rapes’, beatings… Read More
CTI, REDRESS and the Commonwealth Secretariat release report on Online Workshop for Commonwealth Caribbean Countries on UNCAT Ratification, Legislative Reform and Reporting
Register here to join REDRESS, the Essex Transitional Justice Network, and Queen’s University Belfast for an important discussion on the impact of the UN Basic Principles and Guidelines on the Right to Remedy and Reparations for Victims of Gross Violations of International Humanitarian Law.
On 1-3 December, nine Caribbean countries, involving 23 government representatives, took part in an online workshop organised by the Convention against Torture Initiative, REDRESS and the Commonwealth Secretariat, hosted by the Governments of Chile and Grenada. The workshop was designed to support Caribbean governments to ratify, implement and report under the UN Convention against Torture and focused specifically on drafting cogent legal provisions for the criminalisation, prosecution and prevention of acts of torture and other ill-treatment.
Register here 15 December, 1-2:15 PM (GMT) | 4-5:15 PM (ETA) Join us for a conversation commemorating the 10th anniversary of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICPED) coming to force. To this day, 98 States have signed the ICPED, and… Read More