Keywords: SPT In-Country Visits
National Human Rights Commission (Comissão dos Direitos Humanos)
National Human Rights Commission
Government Resolution N° 23/2013 (3 May 2013) ratifying the OPCAT and designating the National Human Rights Commission as NPM
Law N° 33/2009 establishing the National Human Rights Commission (22 December 2009)
In May 2013, the government of Mozambique approved a resolution on OPCAT ratification and designation of its newly established Human Rights Commission as the NPM. On 1 July 2014, Mozambique officially deposited the instrument of accession to the OPCAT with the United Nations Secretary-General.
The SPT visited Mozambique in September 2016. The visit report has not been made public yet.
The SPT member Hans-Jörg Viktor Bannwart is the SPT Focal Point for Mozambique.