Poland - OPCAT Situation

OPCAT Status

OPCAT ratification date
UNCAT ratification Date
NPM Type

Ombuds Institution

NPM Structure

In October 2010, a separate NPM department was created on the basis of the new statute of the Commissioner for Human Rights.

The NPM functions were previously carried out by three specialised departments of the Commissioner’s Office and one representative per regional office (there are three regional offices).


Annual reports

Annual reports are available on the NPM's website.

Other Reports

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