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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee holds high-level talks in Lithuania


The objective of the talks, which took place in Vilnius on 1 April 2019, was to discuss the implementation of the CPT’s recommendations concerning the prison system, as set out most recently in the report on the Committee’s ad hoc visit to Lithuania in April 2018. The CPT’s representatives were...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits Lithuania


The main objective of the visit was to examine the progress made as regards the implementation of previous CPT recommendations concerning conditions of detention in penitentiary establishments. In the course of the visit, the delegation had consultations with Arūnas Kazlauskas, Chancellor of the...

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CPT publishes report on Lithuania


The 2016 periodic visit to the country confirmed the positive conclusion reached by the CPT during previous visits, namely, that the majority of persons detained by the police are treated in a correct manner. The CPT, however, reiterates its long-standing recommendation to guarantee that the...

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Activities activities

High-level talks: 01/04/2019

Ad hoc visit: 20/04/2018 - 27/04/2018

High-level talks: 04/04/2017

Periodic visit: 05/09/2016 - 15/09/2016

Periodic visit: 27/11/2012 - 04/12/2012

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2014) 18]
  • Government response: Lithuanian version: [CPT/Inf (2014) 19]
  • Publication news flash

Ad hoc visit: 14/06/2010 - 18/06/2010

Periodic visit: 21/04/2008 - 30/04/2008

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2009) 22]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2009) 24]

Periodic visit: 17/02/2004 - 24/02/2004

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2006) 9]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2006) 10]

Periodic visit: 14/02/2000 - 23/02/2000

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 22]
  • Government interim and follow-up reports: [CPT/Inf (2001) 23]