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OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE (OPCAT)
SUBCOMMITTEE ON PREVENTION OF TORTURE

OPCAT Regional Teams

Africa


Name of Member
Countries assigned

Hans-Jörg Viktor Bannwart (Head)

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mauritania, Mauritius, Tunisia

Gnambi Garba Kodjo

Mali, Niger, Senegal

Víctor Madrigal-Borloz

Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda

Radhia Nasraoui Benin, Morocco
Catherine Paulet Burkina Faso, Burundi, Togo
Paul Lam Shang Leen Gabon, Liberia, South Sudan

Americas


Name of Member
Countries assigned

Roberto Michel Fehér Pérez

Chile, Costa Rica

Enrique Andrés Font

Nicaragua, Peru

Emilio Ginés Santidrián

Argentina, Mexico

Lorena González Pinto

Belize, Honduras, Panama

Maria Margarida Pressburger

Paraguay, Bolivia

Felipe Villavicencio Terreros (Head)

Guatemala, Brazil

Nora Sveaass

Ecuador, Uruguay


Asia Pacific


Name of Member
Countries assigned

Arman Danielyan

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia

Lowell Patria Goddard (Head )

Lebanon, Maldives, Philippines

June C. Pagaduan Lopez

Cambodia, Nauru, New Zealand


Europe


Name of Member
Countries assigned

Mari Amos (Head)

Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Marija Definis-Gojanovic

Czech Republic, Cyprus, Malta, Republic of Moldova,

Malcolm Evans

Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Turkey

Suzanne Jabbour

France, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Switzerland

Milos Jankovic

Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, The FYR of Macedonia

Aisha Shujune Muhammad

Azerbaijan, Germany, Slovenia

Margarete Osterfeld

Estonia, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden

Aneta Stanchevska

Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Serbia

Victor Zaharia

Armenia, Georgia, Norway, Poland

Should you wish to contact the members of the SPT Regional Teams, please send your queries to opcat@ohchr.org

Country-specific information