CHRI-FNF Online Conference on “Experiments with Community Policing in South Asia”
Democratic policing and what it precisely entails continues to remain a poorly understood concept in South Asia. As part of its continuing effort to strengthen the Network for Improved Policing in South Asia (NIPSA) that emerged from the Regional Roundtable held in New Delhi in October 2009, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and the Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit (FNF) will host an online conference in July on Community Policing in South Asia. If done properly, community policing exemplifies the ideal manner in which to guarantee public safety: collaboration between the protectors (police) and the protected (community) to ensure law and order is maintained and that public safety is a priority.
This online conference will be held over six days (from July 5-10, 2010). The tentative schedule is as follows:
Module #1 (July 5-6): What does “community policing” mean? What is its relevance for South Asia?
Module #2 (July 7-8): Experiments with community policing in South Asia
Module #3 (July 9): International success story and possible lessons for South Asia
Further notices will be circulated that will provide greater detail on how to register and who the expert speakers will be for each module. We look forward to your participation!
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