Guinea - OPCAT Situation

Opcat status

OPCAT Signature September 16, 2005
UNCAT Ratification October 10, 1989

Guinea signed the OPCAT in 2005 and ratification has been under consideration since then.

During the review of its periodic report by the UN Committee against Torture in May 2014, the government of Guinea committed to ratify the OPCAT. The commitment was reiterated on the occasion of its examination by the Universal Periodic Review of the Human Rights Council in January 2015.