The APT is an international non-governmental organisation based in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1977 with a focus on preventing torture.
The APT has consultative status with:
- The United Nations Economic and Social Council
- The Organisation of American States
- The Council of Europe
- The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
- l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
We are also a member of the following networks: