Mongolia – 20th APF Annual Meeting and Biennial Conference
27 August 2015 12:08 pm
On the 28th of August all the participants of the ANNI Regional Conference 2015 will attend the 20th Annual Meeting and Third Biennial Conference of the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF).
The role of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in preventing torture and other forms of ill-treatment will be the focus of the APF’s Third Biennial Conference, to be hosted by the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia. The Conference will feature presentations from leading speakers on: a) The Role of NHRIs in Preventing Torture and Other Forms of Ill-Treatment, b) Monitoring under the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT), and c) Engaging Law Enforcement and Security Forces to Prevent Torture. There will also be presentations from selected APF Torture Prevention Ambassadors on the innovative projects that they are conducting in their countries.