News on Prevention

Romania: Strengthening NPM capacity to monitor psychiatric institutions
June 6, 2019
EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017

OPCAT Status

OPCAT Ratification : July 2, 2009
OPCAT Ratification comment :

OPCAT Ratification Bill, with a declaration under Article 24 of the OPCAT (Part IV).

UNCAT Ratification : December 18, 1990
NPM Designated :

The People's Advocate

NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Law No. 181 of 28 December 2014 published in the Official Gazette N°6 of 6 January 2015, amending the People's Advocate Law (Law No. 35 of 1997)

Government Ordonnance No.48 (published in the Official Gazette N°485 of 30 June 2014)

Law No.9 of 5 January 2018 published in the Official Gazette No.17 of 8 January 2018, amending the Law No. 35/1997 regarding the organization and functioning of the People's Advocate Institution.


Torture Laws compilation