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The CPT publishes report on Kosovo*


The report focuses on the measures taken by the relevant authorities following the recommendations made by the Committee after its previous visit (in 2010). In this connection, particular attention is paid to the treatment and conditions of detention of persons in police custody and the situation...

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Activities activities

Kosovo* is subject to special monitoring arrangements on the basis of an agreement between the Council of Europe and UNMIK (2004) and an exchange of letters between the Council of Europe and NATO (2006).

Ad hoc visit: 15/04/2015 - 22/04/2015

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2016) 23]
    • Executive Summary: Albanian version: Serbian version:
  • UNMIK response:  [CPT/Inf (2016) 24]
  • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visit: 08/06/2010 - 15/06/2010

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2011) 26]
  • UNMIK response: [CPT/Inf (2011) 27]

High-level talks: 09/12/2008 - 11/12/2008

Ad hoc visit: 21/03/2007 - 29/03/2007

  • CPT report to UNMIK: Albanian version: Serbian version: [CPT/Inf (2009) 3]
  • UNMIK response: Albanian version: Serbian version:  [CPT/Inf (2009) 4]
  • Publication news flash

19/07/2006: Exchange of letters with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

23/08/2004: Agreement with United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)

  • Agreement between the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) and the Council of Europe on technical arrangements related to the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment:
  • French translation:
  • Albanian translation:
  • Serbian translation:

* 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.