Investigation of Conflict-Related Sexual And Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) Course

The course provides specialist skills required for the documentation of SGBV crimes and violations.


It addresses topics such as:

·         SGBV under international law, including individual criminal liability for selected sexual violence crimes such as rape, sexual slavery

·         A gender analysis of the legal elements of sexual violence crimes

·         Analysis of recent jurisprudence

·         Planning SGBV investigations, and the importance of SGBV in broader investigations

·         Red flags signifying the potential existence of SGBV crimes

·         Working with interpreters

·         Working with intermediaries

·         Interviewing skills, including the PEACE model for interviews

·         Interview documentation

·         Witness management, safety and protection

·         Victim and witness support measures

·        Psychosocial support for investigators

“Like those who have sent emails already, I too feel honoured to have been part of such a valuable training event and gained a wealth of knowledge from all of your expertise in a variety of areas.”

 Investigation of Conflict-Related Sexual And Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) Course Participant

“You, both the participants and our tutors, are uniquely talented and experienced individuals from whom I learned a lot during my one week with you. Am looking forward to another opportunity to work with you in an effort to enhance respect and accountability for human rights and end impunity on SGBV crimes.”

Justice Rapid Response (JRR)-UN Women certification training course for experts on Investigating sexual and gender-based violence as international crimes – Bangkok

“I am privileged to have participated in the course. Training staff were world class…brilliant course!”

NATO SGBV Course Participant

“Wonderful IICI staff, great trainers, very useful course and well-structured and organized. Thank you!”

SGBV Course Participant

“It was a real privilege to have been taught by so many experts.”

SGBV Course Participant

“A truly excellent course…Any officer going abroad on foreign service would be well-advised to take the course.”

NATO SGBV Course Participant

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