Call for Proposals to take part in a research project on the prevention of torture
Deadline for application: 1 November 2013
Over the past 35 years, the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) has developed a unique global overview and expertise in all aspects of the prevention of torture. It supports governments, justice systems, human rights institutions and civil society to take effective actions to prevent torture and other ill-treatment.
Research project on the prevention of torture
What interventions contribute to reducing the risk of torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment?
Or, to put it more simply and crudely: 'Does torture prevention work?'
This is the overall research question which will guide Professor Richard Carver, Oxford Brookes University, UK, and his team during a three-year research project. The project kick-started on 1 April 2012 and will last for three years. It will include both desk review and in-depth field research with national partners in up to 12 different countries.
This is a call for proposals from individuals or institutions to take part in the project.