Training session on the guidelines for the preparation and drafting of reports of the United Nations Committee for the Elimination of All Forms of Torture in Tlemcen

2nd training course in preparation and writing of reports in Algiers.
19/02/2018
Visite du comité Algérien à Genève dans le cadre de la coopération avec le GIHR
19/03/2018

The third training session on guidelines for the preparation and drafting of the reports of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Torture organized by the Geneva Institute of Human Rights in cooperation with the National Council human rights in Algeria as part of the implementation of the joint project funded by the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Governor of Tlemcen State and local authorities.

The Executive Director of the Geneva Institute for Human Rights underlined in his opening address that torture undermines the dignity of the victim and is an outcast in all religions and moral systems, which constitutes a crime against humanity. In a systematic and widespread manner, all international and national legal texts continue to be widespread and sometimes difficult to overcome in the face of abusive, degrading and degrading customs and traditions and cultures based on direct fear, reprisals or reprisals. or those who insist on the acknowledgment of the accused by all means, T-considered as the first matter torture for the investigation and one of the requirements, emphasizing that the lack of accountability and the lack of effective administrative control structures torture continued to grow.

For her part, Fava Ben Zerrougui, President of the National Council for Human Rights, said that the Council proposed to the parties concerned the accession of Algeria to the Optional Protocol to the Convention for the Prevention of Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, noting that the country has a legal and criminal group that complies with the content of this protocol.

This three-day work is for formal and informal bodies and discusses many topics related to torture and human rights.