News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
Romania: Strengthening NPM detention monitoring capacities
June 9, 2017

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : July 2, 2009
OPCAT Ratification comment :

OPCAT Ratification Bill, with a declaration under Article 24 of the OPCAT (Part IV).

UNCAT Ratification : December 18, 1990
NPM Designated :

The People's Advocate

NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Law N°181 amending the People's Advocate Law (published in the Official Gazette N°6 of 6 January 2015)

Government Ordonnance N°48 (published in the Official Gazette N°485 of 30 June 2014)

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Population : 22 303 552
Area (sq km) : 237 500
Number of prisons : 45
Prison population : 28 188
Torture Laws compilation