Georgia - OPCAT Situation

OPCAT Status

OPCAT ratification date
UNCAT ratification Date
NPM Type

Ombuds Institution

NPM Designated
NPM Structure

Following its designation as NPM, the Georgia Public Defender reorganised the Office. A specific department was established with the Public Defender's Office to assume the NPM functions: the Department of Prevention and Monitoring (NPM Unit).

The Department of Prevention and Monitoring relies on a body of experts (Special Preventive Group) to complete its visiting teams. An Advisory Council was also established to provide advise to the NPM.


Annual reports

The Public Defender publishes an annual report on its actitivities as NPM. All the reports are published on the NPM page of the Public Defender's website.

Other Reports

Other reports, such as visit reports an thematic reports, may be available on the NPM's website.