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Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT)

OP to the Convention against Torture
- Status of ratification,
Reservations and declarations

Convention against torture
- Status of ratification, Reservations and declarations

The SPT and its work

Membership
SPT Regional Teams
Mandate
Sessions
Elections
Press releases
Concept of prevention of torture
Guidelines of the SPT in relation to visits to States parties
E | F | S | R | C | A
SPT visits and follow-up
Outline of a regular SPT visit
The SPT in brief
Factfile on the SPT
National preventive mechanisms
SPT annual reports

Judicial review and due process
E | S
The UN Standard Minimum Rules on the Treatment of Prisoners
E | F | S
Rules of Procedure
E | F | S
OPCAT Contact Network
Secretariat contact details

OPCAT Special Fund

OPCAT Special Fund

Further information
Treaty bodies database
Universal Human Rights Index
Publications
Related UN Links

Committee against Torture Special Rapporteur on Torture
UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture
Special Rapporteur on Extra-judicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions
Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

External links

African Commission on Human and People's Rights
Amnesty International
APT
APT OPCAT Database
CPT
FIACAT
HRW
Human Rights Implementation Centre of the University of Bristol
IDA
Inter-American Commission of Human Rights
INTERIGHTS
IRCT
OMCT
Penal Reform International
Torture Reporting Book
WNUSP
Harm Reduction International

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Country Visited

Dates of the visit

Report sent to the State party on

Report Status

Replies received from the State party on

Response status

Mauritius

8-18 October 2007

19 May 2008

Confidential

19 December 2008

Confidential

Maldives

10-17 December 2007

9 February 2009

Public
CAT/OP/MDV/1
 A C E F R S

No

 

Sweden

10-14 March 2008

16 July 2008

Public
CAT/OP/SWE/1
 A C E F R S

21 January 2009

Public
CAT/OP/SWE/1/Add.1
A C E F R S

Benin

17-26 May 2008

17 June 2009

Public
CAT/OP/BEN/1
A C E F R S

19 January 2011

Public
CAT/OP/BEN/1/Add.1
A C E F R S

Mexico

27 August – 12 September 2008

2 June 2009

Public
CAT/OP/MEX/1
A C E F R S

4 October 2011


29 August 2012

Public
CAT/OP/MEX/1/Add.1
C E F R S

CAT/OP/MEX/1/Add.2
C E F R S

Paraguay

10-16 March 2009

24 August 2009

Public
CAT/OP/PRY/1
A C E F R S

8 March 2010

Public
CAT/OP/PRY/1/Add.1
A C E F R S

Honduras

13-22 September 2009

7 January 2010

Public
CAT/OP/HND/1
A C E F R S

No

.

Cambodia

2-11 December 2009

6 April 2010

Confidential

No

 

Lebanon
24 May - 2 June 2010

3 September 2010

Confidential

16 February 2012

Confidential
Bolivia
30 August - 8 September 2010

26 January 2011

Confidential

27 October 2011

Confidential
Liberia
6-13 December 2010

17 June 2011

Confidential
No
.
Ukraine
16- 25 May 2011

12 October 2011

Confidential
17 May 2012
Confidential
Brazil
19-30 September 2011

8 February 2012

Public
E F S
15 October 2012
Public
CAT/OP/BRA/1/Add.1
A E F S
Mali
5 -14 December 2011
3 September 2012
Confidential
. .
Argentina
18-27 April 2012
21 December 2012

Public
E F S (Advance version)

 

. .
Kyrgyzstan
19-28 September 2012
30 May 2013
Confidential
   
New Zealand
29 April-8 May 2013
5 October 2013
Confidential
. .
Peru
10 - 20 September 2013
       

SPT follow-up visits

Country Visited

Dates of the visit

Report sent to the State party on

Report Status

Replies received from the State party on

Response status

Paraguay

13-15 September 2010

26 November 2010

Public
CAT/OP/PRY/2
A E F R S C

26 May 2011

Public
CAT/OP/PRY/2/Add.1
A C E F R S

SPT advisory visits on NPMs

Country Visited

Dates of the visit

Report sent to the State party on

Report sent to the NPM

Report Status
Replies received from the State party on
Replies received from the NPM on

Response status

Honduras

30 April - 4 May 2012

17 September 2012
17 September 2012

Report to the State party - Confidential

Report to the NPM
Public

CAT/OP/HND/3
E F S

     
Republic of Moldova
1-4 October 2012
10 January 2013
10 January 2013

Report to the State party - Confidential

Report to the NPM
A C E F R S

     
Senegal
10-13 December 2012
6 May 2013
6 May 2013

Report to the State party - Confidential

Report to the NPM
Public

E F (Advance version) S

     
Germany
8 - 12 April 2013
29 July 2013
29 July 2013

Report to the State party -
Public
E (Advance version) F

Report to the NPM
Public
E F S

     
Armenia
3 - 6 September 2013
15 November 2013
15 November 2013
Confidential
     

 

 
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