Bangladesh, Nepal: Call for strengthening legislative framework on victim and witness protection in terrorism cases
18 September 2014 - UNODC is working in close partnership with South Asian governments to strengthen criminal justice systems for the protection and support of victims and witnesses in cases related to terrorism. To this end, UNODC conducted two national workshops, one in Bangladesh (25-26 August 2014) and one in Nepal (11-12 September 2014). Both the Government of Bangladesh and Nepal have already taken significant strides in addressing [Read More]
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Kathmandu, Nepal: Regional Workshop for South Asian countries on “Promoting and Strengthening National Frameworks for the Support of Victims of Terrorism and related Cooperation”
Kathmandu, Nepal: National Workshop on “Strengthening National Legal and Institutional Measures for the Protection and Support of Victims and Witnesses in Serious Crimes, including Terrorism”
Dhaka, Bangladesh: National Workshop on ‘Strengthening National Legal Frameworks for the Protection and Support of Victims and Witnesses of Terrorism’.