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Preventing torture in Europe


About the CPT About the CPT

The CPT visits places of detention and assesses how persons deprived of their liberty are treated in order to strengthen their protection from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Scheduled Periodic Visits Scheduled Periodic Visits


Albania, Armenia, Cyprus, Hungary, Luxembourg, Malta, North Macedonia and Slovak Republic.

In addition, the CPT will carry out two visits initially planned for 2022: Estonia and Ukraine.

Statistics Statistics

In total:

  • 496 visits carried out (287 periodic + 209 ad hoc)
  • 448 visit reports published

So far this year:

  • 7 periodic visits
  • 7 ad hoc visits 
  • 10 visit reports published

(as at 29 November 2022)