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Using Human Rights Instruments to Combat Terror

Added by on 2012-09-14

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2012-10-04
Last Date Last Day: 2012-10-08

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Ken Achufuna
Email Email:
Address Address: CRL Centre, London, NW2 6DW, United Kingdom
Phone Tel: +447438586943

Conference Description:

The fight against terrorism is on the front burner. Since 1963, the international community has elaborated 16 universal legal instruments and four amendments to prevent terrorist acts. Those instruments were developed under the auspices of the United Nations and its specialised agencies With recent rise in terror related offence it has become necessary to examine the possible uses or roles if, any, of human rights instruments in this fight. Although this war is at the front burner, governments must also ensure they meet their other obligations to their people by ensuring that counter-terrorist measures respect and do not violate international human rights, humanitarian, and refugee law. Speakers/teachers are drawn from a wide range of experts in the field of international human rights law.
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