Nicaragua - NPM Reports and Recommendations

Opcat status

OPCAT Ratification February 25, 2009
UNCAT Ratification July 5, 2005
NPM Designated

Ombudsperson's Office (Procuraduría para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos)

NPM Type

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework

Presidential Agreement N° 04-2012 (16 January 2012)

Founding legislation of the Ombudsperson's Office (December 1995)

Visits Reports

Following its visits to places of detention, the NPM writes a report and submits it to the relevant authorities. The report of the first visit conducted by the NPM in 2013 has not been made public yet.  

Annual Reports

The NPM will prepare an annual report and will submit it to the Parliament.