Cooperation with Lawyers Without Borders
Strongly committed to the fight against torture, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment, the Embassy of France is glad to renew its support to the NGO Avocats sans Frontières (Lawyers without borders) Nigeria, through the funding of ProCAT 2017.
This project, which received a French contribution of 9.000 €, follows-up a programm also co-funded by France for the last two years. It aims at raising awareness of police forces regarding the respect due to interrogated persons, at providing legal assistance to victims of ill-treatment and at promoting the principles of the UN Convention Against Torture. This program will be implemented the States of Enugu and Kaduna.