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Advices

Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture

Advice to NPMs

The Subcommittee periodically issues advice to States parties and NPMs in order to provide guidance. These are made public when appropriate.

  • Follow-up to the first advice of the Subcommittee to States parties and Preventive Mechanisms relating to COVID-19 pandemic (CAT/OP/12)
  • Protocol for National Preventive Mechanisms undertaking on-site visits during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic (CAT/OP/11)
  • Advice of the Subcommittee to States parties and National Preventive Mechanisms relating to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic (2020) (CAT/OP/10)
  • Advice on compulsory quarantine for Coronavirus-COVID-19 (2020) (CAT/OP/9)
  • Views on the NPM of Brazil (2019) (CAT/OP/8)
  • Checklist on healthcare issues relating to the monitoring of places of detention (CAT/OP/7)
  • Compilation of advice to NPMs (2016); annexe to (CAT/C/57/4)