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The CPT publishes report on Kosovo*

23/09/2021

In the course of the visit, the delegation examined the treatment and conditions of detention of persons held in several police establishments and prisons, as well as the treatment, living conditions and legal safeguards offered to civil and forensic psychiatric patients and residents in a social...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits Kosovo*

20/10/2020

It was the CPT’s fourth visit on the basis of an agreement signed in 2004 between the Council of Europe and the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). In the course of the visit, the delegation examined the treatment and conditions of detention of persons held in several...

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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: 06/10/2020 - 16/10/2020


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.