Nauru - OPCAT Situation

Opcat status

OPCAT Ratification January 24, 2013
UNCAT Ratification September 26, 2012
NPM Designated

Under Consideration

Shortly after having ratified the Convention against Torture (September 2012), Nauru took a step further in preventing torture and other ill-treatment and became the 67th State Party to the OPCAT in January 2013.

The SPT member June C. Pagaduan Lopez is the SPT Focal Point for Nauru.

  • Information

    Population 9378 (est. 2012)
    Area (sq km) 21
    Number of prisons 1
    Prison population 20 (ICPS)