Inaugural Session



1-3 December, 2014
Imphal Manipur

 “Rehabilitation as Reparation in the context of Humanitarian Crises”

 It is the pleasure and honour of the Centre for Organisation Research & Education (CORE) and the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) to warmly invite you to the Inaugural Session

Shri. Phungzathang Tonsing, Hon’ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Manipur shall graciously inaugurate the meeting.


 Time: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM


                    ARRIVAL OF CHIEF GUEST

                    WELCOME ADDRESS

                    LIGHTING OF LAMP AND PRAYER


                    KEYNOTE ADDRESS

                    SPEECH BY CHIEF GUEST

                    SPEECHES BY GUESTS OF HONOUR


                    VOTE OF THANKS

Please click the link below to print the Document : ARM Inaugural Session Invitation

The Inaugural Function :

The inauguration programme which was held at Hotel Classic began with the lighting of the lamps followed by gicing mementos to the Most Honour Guest and President. The welcome address was given by Dr.Immanuel Zarsosang Varte,Executive Director,CORE.

Honourable Dr.Y.Mohen Singh,Secretary ,IRCS (Manipur State Branch) delivered the keynote address. Dr.Y.Mohen Singh’s keynote address was followed by Most Honour Guest,jarjumEte from Arunachal Pradesh,speaking about her experiences in India as well as her state about human right violations.

Honourable Dr.Marion Staunton (IRCT Senior Advisor – Asia) also gave a brief background if IRCT – IRCT is an organization having memberships all over the world. Its members have been working in complex environment providing rehabilation to victims of torture.

The presidential speech was given by Dr. Debabrata Roy Laifungbam.President , CORE . He said that the main objective of this meeting is to develop the IRCT  Strategic Plan for the next 5 years.

1st Day Session

Following the inaugural session,Dr. Marion Staunton,senior advisor of International Rehabilitation Council of Torture Victims (IRCT) Asia introduced the Global Strategy Plan (2015-2020)

This was followed by a video presentation by Victor Madrigal-Borloz , Secretary General,IRCT, on the IRCT Global Strategy Plan. He particularly mentioned the role of rehabilitation in attaining justice and also the choice to bring the perpretors to justice thus eliminating impunity.

Please watch the full video here :

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