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 SPT member Haimoud Ramdan is the SPT Focal Point for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • Information

    Population 73 375 136
    Area (sq km) 2 344 858
    Number of prisons 230
    Prison population 22 000