Norway - NPM Reports and Recommendations

Opcat status

OPCAT Ratification June 27, 2013
UNCAT Ratification July 9, 1986
SPT Member Ms Nora Sveaass (2015-2018)
NPM Designated

Parliamentary Ombudsman

NPM Type

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework

Parliamentary Ombudsman's Act amended on 21 June 2013 (English unofficial translation)

Instructions for the Parliamentary Ombudsman amended on 17 June 2013 (English unofficial translation)

Visits Reports

All visits reports of the Norwegian NPM are public. The institutions that have been visited are asked to inform the NPM about how they have followed up on the recommendations within a few months. The follow-up information is also published on the NPM website.

Thematic Reports

In 2016, the Norwegian NPM published its first thematic report Women in prison, a summary of the findings related to female inmates from visits to high security prisons in the period 2014–2016.

Annual Reports

The Ombuds Institution publishes a separate annual report on the activities carried out as NPM.

Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2015

Annual Report 2014