IRCT Asia Regional Meeting 2014
“Rehabilitation as Reparation in the context of Complex Humanitarian Crises” *
1-3 December 2014
Hotel Imphal, Imphal City in Manipur
Co-organisers: Centre for Organisation Research and Education (CORE) and the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT). Meeting organised in close cooperation with the Indian Red Cross Society, Manipur State Branch.The IRCT Asia Regional meeting brings together 17 torture rehabilitation centres. The participants aim to clarify the issue of rehabilitation as a right and map out the different approaches adopted by the different organisations in the context of complex humanitarian situations in Asia. The meeting will provide an opportunity for torture rehabilitation centres to exchange context–specific information and good practices on rehabilitation interventions undertaken at local level. The participants will also contribute to IRCT’s draft Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020.
* A humanitarian crisis (or “humanitarian disaster”) is defined as a singular event or a series of events that are threatening in terms of health, safety or well being of a community or large group of people. It may be a as result of an internal or external armed conflict or a natural disaster such as a devastating earthquake or flood, and usually occurs throughout a large land area.
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