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, Vietnam, the Clingendael Academy and the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security on the implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Torture. During these three years, Clingendael has provided the Vietnamese Ministry with in-depth knowledge on both the Convention and the mechanisms used in 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 to enhance knowledge of the Convention, as well as to help Vietnam in professionalizing its current security sector's system of education and training. 

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