Home Regions Europe and Central Asia Albania

Albania

News on Albania (3)

More
Summer University focused on monitoring of police detention
August 4, 2016
Network of NPMs stress need to support victims of torture
June 28, 2013

OPCAT Status

More
OPCAT Ratification : October 1, 2003
UNCAT Ratification : May 11, 1994
NPM Designated :

People's Advocate (Avokati i Popullit)

NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Articles 36 and 74 (1-3), Law N° 9888 (10 March 2008), Unofficial Translation.

See also People's Advocate Legal Basis (Law N° 8454 of 4 February 1999 as amended) and OPCAT Ratification Bill (Albanian)

Information

More
Population : 3 038 594
Area (sq km) : 28 748
Number of prisons : 22
Prison population : 6 108
Torture Laws compilation
Latest tweet