On December 7th, the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights is participating in a second online workshop of the South-East European NPM Network on ‘Strengthening the prevention of torture in South-East Europe: Monitoring safeguards in the first hours of police custody’. The event is hosted once more by the Croatian Ombudsman, in cooperation with the Boltzmann Institute for Fundamental and Human Rights and the Association for the Prevention of Torture and with the support of the Council of Europe European NPM Forum.
During this second Workshop, the participating SEE NPMs and international experts will focus on promising follow-up strategies and responses to COVID-19-related challenges in the context of monitoring the implementation of safeguards against torture in the first hours of police custody. The participants will have the opportunity to consolidate partnerships with complementary torture prevention stakeholders and NPMs in the SEE region.
Giuliana Monina, Head of the Department for Human Dignity and Public Security, will participate for the Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights.