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Citizen Advisors' Training on Victim and Witness Protection

Round II Group III Citizen Advisor Training- KID VWP Project for the ECCC

34 Citizen Advisors will come for their 2nd round of training which will focus on Victim and Witness Protection Standards. Participants will receive training on the legal structures of witness protection in Cambodia, particularly through the ECCC.

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For the Citizen Advisors Training

" Victims Participation and Victim/Witness Protection "

From 21st - 26th April 2008

At the Khmer Institute of Democracy, Phnom Penh

Group III: 34 participants


1.Monday, April 21st 2008

7:30 - 8:00-Registration and distribution of learning materials

-Overview of Agenda (Ms. Johanna Macdonald)

8:00 - 9:00 Opening Ceremony

9:00 - 9:30-ECCC Updates(ECCC Representative)

-Question and Answer Period

9:30 - 9:50Break

9:50-10:30-Explaining outreach contracts

(Mr. Nou Va and Ms. Johanna)

10:30-11:30- Introduction Warm-up

- Pre-Test (Mr. Heang Sarun)

- Updates on trial activities (Mr. Heang Sarun)


13:30-15:00-Review of previous lesson (Mr. So Hoeun)

+ ECCC(Foundation, Structure, Jurisdiction and


+ Victim Participation (Definition, Conditions,

Method,Groups of Victims, Reparation and Victim’s



15:20-17:00-Presentations of CA Groups on

+What is the purpose of the ECCC?

+Is Uncle Soy a victim within the jurisdiction of the


+How does Uncle Soy participate in the ECCC?

+How does Uncle Soy submit a complaint form?

+What types of reparations can civil parties ask for?

-Debriefing and summing up

2.Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

7:30-9:10-Victim Protection (Mr. So Hoeun)

+Review UN Declaration and Practice Direction of MoJ

+Internal Rules and Practice Direction 03

-Witness Protection

+Basic Laws

+Definition and Categories of witnesses

+Witnesses for the ECCC

+Necessity of Witness

+Rights and Obligation of witness

+Fears and Dangers for witnesses

+Procedure for receiving Protective Measures

+Protection Plan

+Protective Measures: contents

+Special Unit for witnesses: WESU (organization and duties)

+Tactics for implementing Protection Plan and



9:10 - 9:30Break

9:30-11:30Victim Protection, con't


13:30 - 15:00 -Victim and Witness Protection Case Studies and Role


(Mr. Ngeth Sovannith and Mr. So Hoeun)

+Case Study: Uncle Phang

+Role Play : Uncle San

15:00 - 15:20Break

15:20-17:00Legal Education Workshops

-the booklet (presentation and explanation by Mr. So


-the CSD film


3.Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

7:00 - 8:00Travel to ECCC

8:00-8:15Photograph in front of court

8:15 - 9:30-Introduction to the WESU

-Introduction to the Victim's Unit

-General questions and answers

9:30-10:00CSD video in courtroom

10:00-12:00Khieu Samphan detention appeal hearing

12:00 - 13:00-Travel back to KID

13:00- 14:30Lunch

14:30-15:30Debrief on Khieu Samphan hearing

How to assist someone fill out ECCC Victim

Information Forms

+Intro. and explanation of Form

(Mr. Nget Sovannith and Ms. Johanna)


15:50-17:00How to assist someone fill out ECCC Victim

Information Forms, con't

(Mr. Nget Sovannith and Ms. Johanna)

+Confidentiality and Protective Measures questions

+Role Play

4.Thursday, April 24th ,2008

7:30 – 8:10-Introduction – TPO, Course expectations and


8:10 – 9:10-Health and Mental Health (60mn)

9:10 – 9:30Break (20mn)

9:30 – 11:30-Understanding MH needs (120mn)

11:30 – 13:30


Outreach agendas and contracts- questions and answers

14:00 – 15:30-Stress – Signs and Symptoms(90mn)

15:30 – 15:50Break (20mn)

15:50 – 17:00-How to deal with stress – Emotional support (70mn)

4.Friday, April 25th , 2008

7:30 – 8:30-Traumatic events – Trauma (60mn)

8:30 – 9:10-Reactions to Trauma(40mn)

9:10 – 9:30Break (20mn)

9:30 – 11:30-Interviewing traumatized person – Special situation

in the assessment (120m)

11:30 – 13:30


Outreach agendas and contracts- ECCC form filling questions

14:00 – 15:30-Practice – Role play (90mn)

15:30 – 15:50Break (20mn)

15:50 – 17:00-2-day Summary – Q & A (70mn)

4.Saturday, April 26th, 2008

7:30 - 9:10-Detailed overview of Legal Education outreach


(Mr. Nou Va and Ms. Johanna)

Educational workshops


-obligations - scheduling, reporting, receipts

-structure- effective outreach techniques; good



-CSD video

-booklet and 15 questions


9:10 - 9:30Break

9:30-11:30-Detailed overview of ECCC Form Filling outreach contract

ECCC Form filling assistance


-obligations - scheduling, agreement, receipts

-structure- effective interviews

11:30 - 13:30Lunch

13:30 - 15:00Legal Education Workshops + Presentations


15:30-16:00Legal Education Workshops

+ Presentations con't

16:00-17:00-Questions and Answers

-Scheduling, signing contracts

-Deliver Budget Package



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