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2015-05-08
DCAF organises a roundtable on “Security Sector Governance in the Tunisian Constitution”
'DCAF organises a roundtable on Security Sector Governance in the Tunisian Constitution'

Tunis, 8 May 2015:  The Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces – Geneva (DCAF) held today a roundtable on “Security Sector Governance in the Tunisian Constitution.”

 

This roundtable first aimed to analyse the legal framework set up by the new...


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2015-04-22
DCAF and the Ministries of Justice and Health are cooperating for a better use of forensic evidence in investigating cases of torture allegation
'DCAF and the Ministries of Justice and Health are cooperating for a better use of forensic evidence in investigating cases of torture allegation'

Tunis, 22 April 2015: In cooperation with the College of Forensic Medicine and Occupational Medicine, DCAF organized two training sessions on the implementation of the Istanbul Protocol* (UN Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and other Cruel,...


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2015-03-13
DCAF offers to the Ministry of justice strengthening the role of judicial medical examiners as legal officers
'DCAF offers to the Ministry of justice strengthening the role of judicial medical examiners as legal officers '

Tunis, 13 March 2015: As part of an official visit, DCAF made a new proposal to the Ministry of Justice which would aim at consolidating the role of judicial medical examiners as legal officers.

 

The proposed project would build the capacity of judicial medical examiners and...


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2015-01-22
DCAF Tunisia participates in a roundtable on capacity building in the area of intelligence oversight
'DCAF Tunisia participates in a roundtable on capacity building in the area of intelligence oversight '

Geneva, 22 January 2015: On 22 January 2015, the Head and Deputy Head of Mission of DCAF Tunisia participated in a roundtable on “Capacity building in the area of democratic accountability and civilian oversight of intelligence services in democratizing states”.

 

The...


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2014-12-16
DCAF and the Presidency of Government have organized a round table on the right to information in the security sector
'DCAF and the Presidency of Government have organized a round table on the right to information in the security sector'

The Presidency of the Tunisian government and DCAF organized a round table on Tuesday, December 16th 2014 around the theme of “Access to information and good governance of the security sector”.

 

Representatives from the Ministries of the Interior, of National...


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2014-12-10
Publication of a new aide-memoire on “Visiting detention places in Tunisia”
'Publication of a new aide-memoire on Visiting detention places in Tunisia '

To mark Human Rights Day, the Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Transitional Justice and the Center for the Democratic Control of the Armed Forces – Geneva (DCAF) launch a publication entitled Aide-memoire: Visiting places of detention in Tunisia.


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2014-12-05
Action-oriented training on the use of penitentiary statistics in Tunisia
'Action-oriented training on the use of penitentiary statistics in Tunisia'

On 3-5 December 2014, DCAF Tunis organized a three-day training course for the Tunisian Directorate General for Prisons and Re-education (DGPR) in the framework of the working group on penitentiary statistics.

 

The course addressed the scientific aspects and methodologies that...


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2014-10-03
DCAF and the Tunisian government begin a mapping of crime statistics
'DCAF and the Tunisian government begin a mapping of crime statistics'

From 1 to 3 October 2014, DCAF facilitated a series of meetings on mapping crime statistics with the Ministries of Interior, of Justice, Human Rights and Transitional Justice, and of Finance (Customs Directorate General).

These first meetings allowed identifying...


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2014-10-02
DCAF facilitates working group sessions on the use of penitentiary statistics in Tunisia
'DCAF facilitates working group sessions on the use of penitentiary statistics in Tunisia'

On the 1st and 2nd  of October, DCAF Tunis organized two working group sessions with the Tunisian Directorate General for Prisons and Re-education (DGPR) on the production, analysis and dissemination of detention statistics.

 

The working group sessions were a continuation...


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2014-09-25
Civil society consultation on the Aide-memoire for visiting detention sites in Tunisia
'Civil society consultation on the Aide-memoire for visiting detention sites in Tunisia'

On the 25 September 2014, DCAF Tunis, in cooperation with the Tunisian Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Transitional Justice, organised a roundtable consultation with Tunisian civil society to discuss a final draft of the soon-to-be-published “Aide-mémoire for detention visiting...


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