Teaching SSR to Vietnamese Government Officials at the Clingendael Institute in The Hague

04/04/2017 - 04/04/2017

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This training week is part of a 3 year cooperation between the Netherlands Embassy in Hanoi, the Clingendael Academy and the Ministry of Public Security in Vietnam on the implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Torture. During the three years, Clingendael have provided the Vietnamese Ministry with in-depth knowledge on the Convention and the mechanisms around Human Rights reporting. This year’s focus is on the practical implementation of the Convention through training and education.

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Mandate outputs / products

The delivery of a ½ day Training Session on April 4th 2017.

Outcome objectives of mandate

The expected outcome is to develop a training curriculum for police and detention staff on knowledge of the convention, as well as help Vietnam in professionalizing its current system of education and training for its security sector. 

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