Romania - OPCAT Situation

OPCAT Status

OPCAT ratification date
OPCAT ratification comment

OPCAT Ratification Bill, with a declaration under Article 24 of the OPCAT (Part IV).

UNCAT ratification Date
NPM Type

Ombuds Institution

NPM Designated
NPM Structure

The Romanian NPM functions as a separate unit under the Romanian Ombuds office. It works in partnership with NGOs, on the basis of MoUs. The presence of NGOs as part of NPM monitoring visits is mandated by the NPM law. 

Annual reports

The Ombuds Institution publishes an annual report which includes information also on its work as NPM. The annual reprots are available on its website.

Other Reports

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