Congo, Democratic Republic of - OPCAT Situation

Opcat status

OPCAT Ratification September 23, 2010
UNCAT Ratification March 18, 1996
NPM Designated

Under Consideration

The Democratic Republic of Congo ratified the OPCAT in September 2010 during the UN Treaty Event in New York.

The designation of a National Preventive Mechanism is under consideration. The possibility to designate the existing National Human Rights Commission as the NPM is under discussion.

The SPT member who is the SPT Focal Point for the Democratic Republic of the Congo is available here.