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UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture – Contact us

 

Mailing address:
UNVFVT
Office of the High Commissioner
for Human Rights
UNOG – OHCHR
CH-1211 Geneva 10 Switzerland
Physical location:
Palais Wilson
52, Rue des Pâquis
Geneva 1201 Switzerland
Phone (41) 22 917 9315
Fax (41) 22 917 9017
Email: unvfvt@ohchr.org

The Torture Fund: mandate and activities

What the Fund is

What the Fund does

Decision-making

List of grantees 2013 (PDF)

Reporting on the activities of the Fund

Interpretation of Torture in the Light of the Practice and Jurisprudence of International Bodies (PDF)

CAT: Adopted general comment No. 3 on article 14 of the Convention
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Newly- adopted Council resolution on torture rehabilitation 22/21
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How to apply to the Fund

Call for 2015 applications
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Emergency applications
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Who can apply

The grants cycle

On-line application System (GMS)

Revised version : Guidelines of the Fund for the use of applicants and Grantees
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Compliance with the Guidelines of the Fund for Use of Applicants and Grantees: Matrix of follow-up action


Other Sources of Funding

How to report to the Fund

For all beneficiaries the release of the grant is subject to:

Satisfactory submission of a revised and detailed budget adjusted to the amount awarded through the online Grant Management System GMS

Finance questionnaire Form (Word)
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Updated Banking details Form (PDF) also available through the online Grant Management System GMS

Upon receipt of the grant, beneficiaries are requested to fill in and sign the receipt form:

Acknowledge receipt form (Word)

First time applicant:

All first-time grantees and emergency grantees are requested to submit an Interim F & N report on the use of the first instalment and/or first six months of the implementation of the project
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User's Manual for report (PDF)

How to contribute to the Torture Fund
Forthcoming events

38th session of the Board of Trustees: Geneva, 30 September - 4 October 2013

39th Session of the Board of Trustees: Geneva, 10 to 14 March 2014

40th Session of the Board of Trustees: Geneva, 29 September to 3 October 2014

30th anniversary of the Fund
Feature stories
Past observances
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