Programme Overview


The Final Programme is now available in English and Spanish.

Errata: The presentation The all government approach in Anti Torture Law: The Philippine Experience is in Session 11 - Advocacy contexts and approaches, not Session 10.

To view the Book of Abstracts for the Symposium, click here.

 

The Symposium is designated by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)®  for a maximum of 17 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

 

 

 Theme 1: What works for who, where and why? -
Trends and development in research on rehabilitation methods

  Theme 2: What are the challenges in implementing the Right to Rehabilitation? - Getting the needed political, financial, legal and public support

  Theme 3: What can we learn from others? - Sharing knowledge with other human rights and health sectors

 

Evening Sunday 4 December

 Official opening ceremony

 

Monday 5 December

 Opening session

Mr. Victor Madrigal-Borloz, IRCT Secretary General

Ms. Edith Escareño Granados, General Coordinator of Colectivo Contra la Torture y la Impunidad, Mexico

Plenary: Challenges facing the sector in evidencing survivors' rehabilitation needs

Professor Derrick Silove, Southwest Sydney Area Health Service and University of New South Wales, Australia

  Break

Six concurrent working sessions (introduction in plenary)

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  Lunch Break

Plenary: Resourcing to Meet Survivors' Needs

Dr. Florence Baingana, WHO, Sierra Leone

Ms. Gaby Oré Aguilar, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture

HE. Henrik Hahn Brahmsen, Danish Ambassador to Mexico

  Break

Six concurrent working sessions (introduction in plenary)

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Plenary: A Comparison of Rehabilitation Responses

(final title to be announced)

 

Tuesday 6 December

Plenary: Fostering Resilience - Survivor Participation in Research and Treatment Planning 

Ms. Italia Mendez and Ms. Norma Jimenez, Women of Atenco, Mexico

Professor Carlos Beristain, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain

  Break

Six concurrent working sessions (introduction in plenary)

For details click here.

  Lunch Break

Scientific Symposium Poster Session 

 

  Break

Six concurrent working sessions (introduction in plenary)

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Wednesday 7 December

Plenary: Challenges of mass influx and aligning service delivery

Dr. Nora Sveaass, University of Oslo, Norway

Ms. Suzanne Jabbour, IRCT President and Director of Restart Center, Lebanon

Dr. Federica Zamatto, Médecin Sans Frontìeres


Break

Six concurrent working sessions (introduction in plenary)

For details click here.

Lunch Break

Six concurrent working sessions (introduction in plenary)

For details click here.

Break

Closing Session

Mr. David Curry, ge2p2 global foundation, USA

HE. Mr. Louis-José Touron, Swiss Ambassador to Mexico

Ms. Suzanne Jabbour, IRCT President and Director of Restart Center, Lebanon

Mr. Victor Madrigal-Borloz, IRCT Secretary General

 

 

The Scientific Symposium is followed by the General Assembly starting on the morning of 8 December.

 

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