Webpages tagged with «Rule of Law»

The Bundestag, the German federal parliament.
Published Nov. 9, 2021 2:20 PM

NCHR met with partners, diplomats, leading experts and politicians during a recent trip to Vienna, Geneva, Düsseldorf and Berlin to promote and discuss ideas on the dissemination and implementation of the Méndez Principles on Effective Interviewing for Investigations and Information Gathering. 

Published June 2, 2021 11:54 AM
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Published May 19, 2021 11:43 AM

After almost four years NCHR together with the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) and the Anti-Torture Initiative (ATI) have the pleasure of unveiling the ‘Principles on Effective Interviewing for Investigations and Information Gathering’, referred to as the ‘Mendez Principles’.

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Published Apr. 21, 2021 11:27 AM

More than 30 Law enforcement officers and prosecutors from Ghana, the Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria participated in the training workshop which aimed to build capacity of law enforcement and the wider justice system on investigative interviewing in West Africa.

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Published Apr. 7, 2021 1:10 PM

Two recent endorsements of the initiative to develop principles on effective interviewing underscore the demand for positive and practical guidance for the law enforcement and security sector.

Published Mar. 23, 2021 10:52 AM

NCHR co-organises virtual event on “Improving efficiency and quality of investigations: Principles on Effective Interviewing for Investigative Authorities” as an ancillary meeting of the UNODC Crime Congress in Kyoto, Japan.

Published Feb. 11, 2021 6:55 PM

Ambassador Mona Juul states the importance of non-coercive, human rights-compliant intel-gathering during Security Council meeting on Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts. 

Published Nov. 18, 2020 3:39 PM
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Published Nov. 13, 2020 12:42 PM

Together with the Asia-Europe Foundation NCHR organised an online training on investigative interviewing during the months of September and October. 

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Published Oct. 8, 2020 1:38 PM

This side event during UNTOC-COP 10 will be on sharing good practices and advancing the development of international guidelines for interviews of suspects, victims and witnesses for the purposes of criminal investigations, including organized crime.

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Published Aug. 3, 2020 1:29 PM

The main objective of the training programme is to build capacity of law enforcement, and members of the judiciary in ASEM Partner countries on the evidence-based and human rights-compliant Investigative Interviewing technique and its associated safeguards.

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Published Mar. 18, 2020 2:12 PM

The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) highlights Investigative Interviewing as a paradigm shift in its report on "Preventing police torture and other forms of ill-treatment – reflections on good practices and emerging approaches". 

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Published Jan. 23, 2020 3:33 PM

Thailand Department of Special Investigations (DSI) is conducting a one week training in interviewing and psychology with a view to develop academy level training courses.

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Published Jan. 23, 2020 2:34 PM

NCHR cooperates with the UN Department of Peace Operations to draft a manual providing advice for UN police peacekeepers on advanced methods of investigative interviewing.

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Published Nov. 19, 2019 11:48 AM

Interviewing is a core task in law enforcement and how the police conduct interviews has a profound impact on the outcome and fairness of the subsequent criminal proceedings. This seminar will discuss the applicability of investigative interviewing in counter-terrorism efforts, discuss how it can serve as a remedy against ill-treatment, and illustrate the psychology behind this approach.

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Published Nov. 14, 2019 9:53 AM

Ms. Ingebjørg Hansen from the Oslo Police shared Norwegian experiences with non-coercive Interviewing during a high-level panel at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Published Nov. 6, 2019 10:22 AM
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Published Nov. 1, 2019 1:02 PM

NCHR becomes secretariat for drafting a manual providing advice for UN police peacekeepers on advanced methods of investigative interviewing. 

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Published June 26, 2019 12:00 PM

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.

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Published June 25, 2019 2:30 PM

In cooperation with Indonesian Institute for Independent Judiciary (LeiP) NCHR has organised a workshop in preparation of an upcoming training programme for 1600 new Judges in Indonesia.

Published May 9, 2019 3:43 PM

Is law fit for the purpose of protecting oceans against increasing pressures and demands?

This two-day conference aims at analyzing new trends in the law of the sea, international environmental law, and related fields of law, and discussions related to the effectiveness of certain tools and mechanisms.

Published Feb. 4, 2019 3:16 PM

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.

Published Dec. 18, 2018 10:36 AM

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.

Published Dec. 7, 2018 5:24 PM

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. 

Published Nov. 23, 2018 1:32 PM

The NCHR was invited by Renmin University Law School in Beijing to discuss and give lectures about police investigations and Investigative Interviewing methods recently.