Cambodia - OPCAT Situation

OPCAT Status

OPCAT ratification date
UNCAT ratification Date
NPM Type

Other: Inter-governmental Body

NPM Designated

Inter-governmental committee

Cambodia ratified the OPCAT in 2007 and established an Intergovernmental Committee as its NPM two years later through a sub-decree approved by the Prime Minister. The NPM is a temporary body and discussions are currently ongoing on how to establish an independent NPM.

Furthermore, Cambodia received a first visit by the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture in 2009 and the report has not been made public yet.The SPT made a follow-up visit to Cambodia in December 2013. The report of this visit has not been sent to the authorities yet.

The SPT member who is the SPT Focal Point for Cambodia is available here.