Finland - OPCAT Situation

OPCAT Status

OPCAT signature date
OPCAT ratification date
UNCAT ratification Date
NPM Type

Ombuds Institution

NPM Structure

The Parliamentary Ombuds Institution decided carries out the NPM tasks in addition to the other functions performed by the Office. The Ombuds Institution decided not to establish a separate unit to carry out the NPM tasks.


Annual reports

The Parliamentary Ombudsperson's Office previously submitted an annual report to the Parliament, which includes a section on its work as National Preventive Mechanism. In 2017 they began to publish a spearate NPM annual report. Annual reports are available on the NPM's website.