Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of

News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
South-Eastern European NPMs share concerns over treatment of persons with mental disabilities in detention
June 1, 2017

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : February 13, 2009
UNCAT Ratification : December 12, 1994
SPT Member : Ms Aneta Stancevska (2011-2014; 2015-2018)
NPM Designated :

Ombudsperson's Office

NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Amendments to the Ombudsperson's Office law (September 2009) and OPCAT Ratification Law

Law on the Ombudsperson's Office (September 2003)

Information

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Population : 2 050 000
Area (sq km) : 25 333
Number of prisons : 8
Prison population : 2 235
Torture Laws compilation