OMCT E-bulletin : 50th session of the Committee against Torture - May 2013

OMCT@CAT is the newsletter of OMCT aimingat a wider diffusion and visibility of the activities of the Committee againstTorture of the United Nations.


50th session ofthe Committee against torture
This 50th session took place in Geneva from 6 May to 31May 2013. The examined States were: Bolivia, Estonia, Guatemala, Japan, Kenya,Mauritania, The Netherlands and the United-Kingdom

25thanniversary of the CAT

May 2013 marks the 25th anniversary of the Committeeagainst torture, on that occasion OMCT organised a reception to celebrate thisevent.


Second workshop forjournalists on “Media Empowerment Against Torture”.


The next CAT session (51st session) will take place from28 October to 22 November 2013 and consider State reports from Andorra,Belgium, Burkina Faso, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Mozambique, Poland Portugal andUzbekistan.

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