OPCAT Advocacy Mission to Nepal

Thursday, February 15, 2007

25-30 March 2007
Kathmandu, Nepal
Expected Partners:
OHCHR, Asia-Pacific Forum of NHRI
To prevent torture and ill-treatment by promoting the implementation of effective domestic measures and mechanisms, partly based on recommendations of the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
Main Activities:
Conduct a one-week mission to Nepal to promote the OPCAT, with meetings to be held with a wide range of human rights actors, including senior government officials, NHRC members and staff, national human rights NGOs and relevant UN officers.
Contact Person: Philippe Tremblay, APT Asia-Pacific Programme Officerptremblay@apt.ch