During the session, the Committee adopted the reports on its periodic visits to Finland, Monaco and Spain in September 2020 and on its ad hoc visits to Kosovo* (October 2020) and North Macedonia (December 2020). These reports will be transmitted in due course to the respective authorities. In accordance with Article 11, paragraph 2, of the ECPT, the CPT’s reports and related government responses are published only at the request of the authorities (on a case-by-case basis or through a so-called "automatic publication procedure").
The CPT also discussed future visits, internal organisation of work and other topics relevant to its mandate.
Upon the expiry of the previous Bureau’s two-year term of office, a new Bureau was elected. Alan Mitchell, medical doctor, CPT Member in respect of the United Kingdom, was elected President of the Committee, Hans Wolff, medical doctor, CPT Member in respect of Switzerland, was elected 1st Vice-President. Therese Maria Rytter, lawyer, CPT Member in respect of Denmark was re-elected 2nd Vice-President.
* All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.