Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture: Applications for grant

The Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) is inviting applications to its Special Fund for grants of up to US$ 20,000 for projects undertaken between 1st January - 31 December 2012. Projects must be designed to look at one of four specific themes including; notifying detainees of their fundamental rights, improving recreational or vocational activities for juvenile detainees, basic training programmes for detention personnel, and any other specific recommendation in the published SPT Reports that has a compelling need.

Eligible applicants include States Parties that have authorized publication of their Reports, National Preventive Mechanisms, some NHRI and NGOs.

Further details and how to make an application.