Venezuela: APT calls for the prompt ratification of the Optional Protocol

Monday, March 19, 2012

At the adoption of the UPR report on Venezuela, the APT welcomed the acceptance by Venezuela of the recommendation to ratify, among other

The APT calls on Venezuela to turn this commitment into concrete action, through the prompt ratification of the Optional Protocol and the creation of an effective national preventive mechanism, following an open, transparent and participatory process, involving consultations with civil society organizations.

human rights treaties, the OPCAT.

Oral Statement by APT (PDF)