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BLOG POST: Since January 2019, British and Norwegian experts have supported an anti-torture program led by Restart in Lebanon. The project entails training representatives from the Lebanese police, investigative judges and security forces in how to conduct interviews and think like investigators.
The drafting group on the Universal Protocol on Investigative Interviewing and Associated Safeguard gathered at the University of Oslo 2.-3. April to review and edit the current draft of the Universal Protocol.
For the sixth time, FRR Law Office and Bareskrim Polri in cooperation with the University Police College of Norway and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights organised a training course in Investigative interviewing in Indonesia.
NCHR participated in open and closed sessions with Tunisian criminal justice and human rights authorities, briefing the participants on the initiative for a Universal protocol on investigative interviewing and associated safeguards.
NCHR held briefings on investigative interviewing for the committee on torture and the sub-committee on torture in Geneva. The committees offered valuable input on the development of a Universal Protocol.
The NCHR was invited by Renmin University Law School in Beijing to discuss and give lectures about police investigations and Investigative Interviewing methods recently.
How to comply with human rights in operational policing through the application of the investigative interviewing method? This was the main topic of a seminar for police officers organised in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Present were also academic institutions involved in developing human rights curriculum for the police academy.
The 13th Bilateral Human Rights Dialogue between Indonesia and Norway took place in Nusa Dua, Bali on Sunday, October 29, 2018.
Last week NCHR co-hosted the side event "Progress on the Development of the Universal Protocol on Investigative Interviewing and Associated Safeguards" at the UN in New York. The event was moderated by Assistant Secretary General (ASG) for human rights, Andrew Gilmour, and brought together UN agency, civil society and member state representatives.
NCHR contributes to the international conference “Fair treatment of People in Police custody”, organised by Brandenburg University of Applied Police Sciences in Oranienburg, Germany, 16-17 October.
Monday 15 October NCHR is co-sponsoring a side event to the 73rd General Assembly titled "Progress on the Development of the Universal Protocol on Investigative Interviewing and Associated Safeguards".
NCHR and the Norwegian Police University College were invited to convene a course in investigative interviewing for 35 police investigators at the Civilian Police Academy in São Paolo, Brazil.
The Thai Public Broadcasting Service, PBS interviewed NCHR's Gisle Kvanvig and Norwegian Police during the first workshop on «From interrogation to investigative interviewing» organised in Thailand.
The NCHR and The Norwegian Police Academy (PHS) conducted the first seminar on Investigative Interviewing in Bangkok on 22 March.
The Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) held its Annual Forum in New York 12 December 2017, providing an important opportunity for reflection on the status of realising the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the prohibition against torture.
The conference in Newcastle mid-October brought together police, military and intelligence practitioners as well as academic researchers.
More than 40 police officers and investigators from seven police districts in central Vietnam are gathered in Danang this week.
'Truth without torture: A role-play on investigative interviewing' launched at a public event at Palais des Nations in Geneva. The event was followed by an OHCHR-seminar on the implementation of effective safeguards against torture.
Watch the high-level panel discussion at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The NCHR is now in New York with Norwegian police preparing for the panel Torture During Interrogations: Illegal, Immoral, and Ineffective during the opening week of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.
The NCHR attends high level UN meeting in New York to promote global standards for police interrogation based on Norwegian experience.
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