Mozambique - OPCAT Situation

OPCAT Status

OPCAT ratification date
UNCAT ratification Date
NPM Type

National Human Rights Commission

NPM Designated

National Human Rights Commission (Comissão dos Direitos Humanos)

In May 2013, the government of Mozambique approved a resolution on OPCAT ratification and designation of its newly established Human Rights Commission as the NPM. On 1 July 2014, Mozambique officially deposited the instrument of accession to the OPCAT with the United Nations Secretary-General.

The SPT visited Mozambique in September 2016. The visit report has not been made public yet.

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