Czech Republic - NPM Resources

Opcat status

OPCAT Ratification July 10, 2006
UNCAT Ratification February 22, 1993
NPM Designated

Public Defender of Rights

NPM Type

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework

Law on Public Defender of Rights

Human Resources

The NPM Division includes 11 staff, most of them with legal background.

The Public Defender of Rights also recruits external experts to carry out visits to places of detention together with the NPM staff.


Financial Resources

In 2015, the Czech Public Defender of Rights was granted with an overall budget equivalent to approximately 4.1 million EUROS. However, the APT does not have any specific information on the budget granted to the NPM work.

Keywords: Staff, Budget