CAT/C/63/4

Contents
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I.

Introduction ...................................................................................................................................

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II.

Year in review ...............................................................................................................................

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A.

Participation in the system of the Optional Protocol ............................................................

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B.

Organizational and membership issues .................................................................................

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C.

Visits conducted during the reporting period ........................................................................

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D.

Dialogue arising from visits, including publication of the Subcommittee’s reports
by States parties and national preventive mechanisms .........................................................

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E.

Developments concerning national preventive mechanisms ................................................

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F.

Substantial non-compliance with article 17 ..........................................................................

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G.

Special Fund established under the Optional Protocol .........................................................

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Engagement with other bodies in the field of torture prevention ..................................................

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A.

International cooperation ......................................................................................................

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B.

Regional cooperation ............................................................................................................

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C.

Civil society ..........................................................................................................................

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Issues of note arising from the work of the Subcommittee during the period under review .........

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A.

Development of working practices .......................................................................................

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B.

Issues of note ........................................................................................................................

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Reflections on the year under review ............................................................................................

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III.

IV.

V.

A.

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Capacity of national preventive mechanisms to work effectively in a preventive
manner and the “preventive package” ..................................................................................

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B.

State party obligations ..........................................................................................................

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C.

Article 16 (4) of the Optional Protocol .................................................................................

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D.

Looking forward ...................................................................................................................

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E.

Plan of work..........................................................................................................................

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