Armenia - OPCAT Situation
Armenia ratified the OPCAT in September 2006 and designated its Ombudsperson's Office (Human Rights Defender's Office) two years later, through an amendment to the legislation establishing the Ombudsperson's Office.
The Armenian NPM started its operations shortly after designation and established a Council on Torture Prevention with representatives from civil society organisations in 2010.
The SPT announced that it will conducted an NPM advisory visit in 2013 to Armenia.
The SPT member Aisha Shujune Muhammad is the SPT Focal Point for Armenia.
Keywords: SPT Advisory Visits on NPMs