News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture announces visits for 2015
November 26, 2014

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : September 28, 2010
UNCAT Ratification : December 21, 1988
NPM Designated :

4 bodies are designated as the NPM: the Inspectorate of Security and Justice (IVenJ), which also acts as coordinating body; the Health Care Inspectorate (IGZ); the Inspectorate for Youth Care (IJZ); and the Council for the Administration of Criminal Justice and Protection of Juveniles (RSJ).

NPM Type :

Multiple Institutions

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Population : 16 877 351
Area (sq km) : 41 543
Number of prisons : 51
Prison population : 12 638
Number of therapeutic establishments : 13
Number of Detention Places for Migrants : 4
Special juvenile establishments : 9
Torture Laws compilation