Recommendations received by Guinea

On the basis of all the recommendations received by Guinea for the first two cycles, 10 of them are related to human rights education and training.

Undertake a complete reform of the security sector, including the armed forces, as well as training aimed at preventing human rights violations

Strengthen education and training in human rights, in particular in the judiciary and in the security forces and military

Engage partners at the national, regional and international levels in efforts aimed at building capacity for Government personnel in the field of human rights, particularly judicial and law enforcement personnel

Undertake more effective measures to address the problems of impunity and violence against women and girls, including through the strengthening of law enforcement and the judicial system and intensive media and education programmes aimed at increasing public awareness and sensitivities on the rights of women

Follow up on the recommendations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on redoubling national efforts in favour of gender equality, in particular through education and awareness-raising campaigns - the investigation and punishment of violations of the rights of women and girls, in particular sexual violence - and the rehabilitation and compensation of victims

In cooperation with OHCHR, strengthen the education of public order forces and the army with regard to their obligation to respect human rights and international humanitarian law, as well as to fulfil the United Nations basic principles on the use of force and firearms by law enforcement officials
Continue human rights sensitization campaigns promoting human rights education and training

Ensure its security personnel undergo due human rights and humanitarian law training programmes to prevent extrajudicial killings, use of torture and other ill treatment

Enact without delay legislation on domestic violence, including marital rape and all forms of sexual abuse, and strengthen its awareness-raising and educational efforts to address the health consequences of female genital mutilation and provide medical support to those affected by it

Commit itself to reinforcing civilian control of the military and civilian security forces, and develop training programmes focused on ensuring respect for the rule of law and human rights