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Mongolia - OPCAT Situation

Updated 25.03.2015

Mongolia signed the OPCAT in September 2013. Discussions and consultations on the ratification of the OPCAT have been ongoing since 2008. 

Mongolia deposited the instrument of ratification of the OPCAT with the United Nations in New York on the 12th of February 2015. It will enter into force on the 14th of March 2015 (article 28). Mongolia has until March 2016 to designate its NPM (Article 17, OPCAT).

SPT member Arman Danielyan is the SPT Focal Point for Mongolia.

Opcat status
OPCAT Ratification February 12, 2015
UNCAT Ratification January 24, 2002
NPM Designated

Under consideration

Population 3 041 142
Area (sq km) 1 565 000
Number of prisons 62
Prison population 5079
Quick links

CAT: Concluding Observations (November 2010)

UPR: Report of the Working Group (January 2011)

SRT: Visit Report (December 2005)