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The online course “Application of aerial video shooting for crime scene inspection when investigating war crimes” is developed for SBI

28 November 2022 Kyiv, Ukraine

The online course “Application of aerial video shooting for crime scene inspection when investigating war crimes” is now available for all investigators and operative staff of the State Bureau of Investigation at their internal in-service training portal. The course comprises 6 modules and...

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Council of Europe and CEPOL trains Ukrainian SBI investigators and operatives on open-source intelligence

Warsaw, Poland

Open-source intelligence (OSINT) enables law enforcement to collect information from a wide range of sources, building a detailed picture of criminals and improving the response to security threats. It can have particular importance during warfare, as it can contribute to war crime...

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Detecting, documenting and investigating torture and other gross human rights violations at the time of war: online workshop for SBI investigators and OPG prosecutors

16 September 2022 Kyiv, Ukraine

The two-day online workshop for investigators of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) and prosecutors of the Office of Prosecutor General (OPG) on specifics of identifying, documenting and investigating gross human rights violations, particularly torture, during armed conflict, wrapped-up...

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Operating UAV to collect evidence of war crimes – practical course for SBI

13 September 2022 Kyiv, Ukraine

In August – September 2022, 20 investigators and operatives of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) underwent practical course on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) operation for evidence collection when investigating gross human rights violations at the time of war in Ukraine. “The peculiarity...

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Overview of the ECHR case-law related to armed conflicts for SBI investigators and operative staff

9 September 2022 Kyiv, Ukraine

100 investigators and operative staff of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) have joined today's online seminar. Together with the Council of Europe experts they had the opportunity to discuss the standards of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the case-law of the European...

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