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Madagascar - OPCAT Situation

Updated 16.04.2013

Madagascar did not ratify the OPCAT yet but demonstrated its interest in the treaty with its signature in 2003.

As for the NPM designation process, ongoing discussions are taking place for the establishment of a National Human Rights Commission, which could potentially be designated as NPM in the future

Opcat status
OPCAT Signature September 24, 2003
UNCAT Ratification December 13, 2005
Population 18 595 469
Area (sq km) 587 040
Number of prisons 99
Prison population 20 294
Quick links

CAT: Concluding Observations (November 2011)

UPR: Report of the Working Group (March 2010)

HRC: Concluding observations (May 2007)