Ecuador

News on Prevention

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Further synergies within Ombuds institutions designated as NPMs essential to bring about long-lasting change
September 27, 2017
APT works to promote the exchange of good practices among Ibero-American NPMs
May 18, 2017

Resources

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Regional Forum on the OPCAT in Latin America - Outcome Report
October 24, 2017
Realidades de los Mecanismos Nacionales de Prevención de la Tortura en América Latina
October 1, 2017

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : July 20, 2010
UNCAT Ratification : March 30, 1988
NPM Designated :

Ombudsperson's Office (Defensoría del Pueblo)

NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

NPM Resolution N°111 by the Ombudpserson's Office (8 November 2011)

Information

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Population : 15 654 411
Area (sq km) : 283 561
Number of prisons : 50
Prison population : 24 722
Torture Laws compilation