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

Recent Signatures and Ratifications



2017
  • State of Palestine ratified OPCAT on 29 December 2017
  • Australia ratified OPCAT on 21 December 2017
  • Sri Lanka ratified OPCAT on 5 December 2017
  • Madagascar ratified OPCAT on 21 September 2017

2016
  • Central African Republic acceded to OPCAT on 11 October 2016
  • Ghana ratified OPCAT on 23 September 2016
  • Cabo Verde ratified OPCAT on 1 April 2016

2015
  • Belize acceded to the OPCAT on 4 September 2015
  • Rwanda acceded to the OPCAT on 30 June 2015
  • South Sudan acceded to the OPCAT on 30 April 2015
  • Mongolia ratified to the OPCAT on 12 February 2015

2014
  • Mozambique acceded to the OPCAT on 1 July 2014
  • Greece has ratified the OPCAT on 11 February 2014
  • Lithuania acceded to the OPCAT on 20 January 2014
10th Anniversary

Country-specific information