Training

Nani Jansen speaks at re:publica 2015 in Berlin. Copyright: re:publica/Gregor Fischer
Nani Jansen Reventlow speaks at re:publica 2015 in Berlin. Copyright: re:publica/Gregor Fischer

Nani has developed and delivered training sessions on freedom of expression and human rights litigation strategy to dozens of lawyers worldwide.

Examples of training

  • Training of lawyers and journalists from Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Mongolia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Nepal on freedom of expression, defamation, and strategic litigation in Hong Kong.
  • Training of lawyers of the Center for Human Rights Lawyers on freedom of expression, defamation, protection of sources, national security, terrorism, hate speech and protecting the safety of journalists in Juba, South Sudan.
  • Training of staff of Moldova’s Equality Council and Ombudsman’s Office on European Court of Human Rights and comparative law standards on hate speech and free expression in Chisinau, Moldova.
  • Facilitation of a litigation workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa, for senior lawyers from Botswana, Malawi, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe to develop new litigation strategies for live freedom of expression cases.
  • Development and delivery of a “litigation surgery” in Kampala, Uganda, training lawyers from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Sudan in litigating freedom of expression cases before the African regional courts and tribunals.
  • Training of lawyers from Northeast India in litigation strategy and defending media cases, focusing on international standards on defamation, sedition, contempt of court and parliamentary privilege.
  • Delivery of a series of trainings for lawyers, judges and prosecutors in Pristina, Kosovo on European Court of Human Rights standards on defamation, protection of sources, whistle-blowers and privacy, and coordination of a concluding study tour to Strasbourg visiting various Council of Europe institutions.
  • Training of junior lawyers in Baku, Azerbaijan on litigating cases at the European Court of Human Rights.
  • Training of judges in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on European Court of Human Rights standards on freedom of expression and defamation.
  • Training of media defence lawyers from Eastern Europe and Central Asia on litigation at the UN Human Rights Committee and other UN mechanisms in Voronezh, Russia.
  • Training of lawyers from Southeast Asia on the drafting of amicus briefs and legal opinions as a litigation tool in Siem Reap, Cambodia.