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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

Mauritania, Tunisia

Víctor Madrigal-Borloz

Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Paul Lam Shang Leen (the Head)

Mali, Togo

Hans Draminsky Petersen

Benin, Mauritius

Catherine Paulet

Burkina Faso, Liberia

Fortuné Gaétan Zongo

Burundi, Gabon, Senegal 


Americas


Name of Member
Countries assigned

Enrique Andrés Font

Chile, Uruguay

Emilio Ginés Santidrián

Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico

Maria Margarida Pressburger

Honduras, Paraguay

Miguel Sarre Iguíniz

Nicaragua, Panama

Judith Salgado (the Head)

Costa Rica, Peru

Felipe Villavicencio Terreros

Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala


Asia Pacific


Name of Member
Countries assigned

Arman Danielyan

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

Lowell Patria Goddard (the Head )

Lebanon, Maldives, Philippines 

June C. Pagaduan Lopez

Cambodia, Nauru, New Zealand


Europe


Name of Member
Countries assigned

Mari Amos (the Head)

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

Malcolm Evans

Turkey, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania

Suzanne Jabbour Signatory States

Milos Jankovic

Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Petros Michaelides

Greece, France, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova

Aisha Shujune Muhammad

Germany, Armenia, Slovenia, Poland

Margarete Osterfeld Estonia, Netherlands, Portugal

Aneta Stanchevska

Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Cyprus, Italy

Wilder Tayler Souto

Switzerland, Spain, Czech Republic

Victor Zaharia

Azerbaijan, Georgia, Malta, Norway

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

Country-specific information