CPT: 15TH GENERAL REPORT

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PREFACE................................................................................................................................................................5
ACTIVITIES DURING THE PERIOD 1 AUGUST 2004 TO 31 JULY 2005................................................6
Visits .........................................................................................................................................................6
Monitoring on behalf of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)...........8
Meetings and working methods................................................................................................................8
Publications and media relations ............................................................................................................10
ORGANISATIONAL MATTERS......................................................................................................................11
The Warsaw Summit ..............................................................................................................................11
The Convention establishing the CPT ....................................................................................................11
CPT membership ....................................................................................................................................12
Administrative and budgetary questions ................................................................................................13
SOME COMMENTS ON ISSUES RELATED TO THE CPT’S ACTIVITIES..........................................14
Diplomatic assurances ............................................................................................................................14
Guidelines on the forced return of foreign nationals ..............................................................................15
Revision of the European Prison Rules ..................................................................................................16
APPENDICES
1 The CPT’s mandate and modus operandi..........................................................................................20
2 Signatures and ratifications of the European Convention for the Prevention
of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.....................................................21
3 The CPT's field of operations ............................................................................................................22
4 State-by-State table showing the number of visits by the CPT,
visit reports sent to Governments and reports published...................................................................23
5 Members of the CPT .........................................................................................................................24
6 Secretariat of the CPT .......................................................................................................................25
7 Countries and places of detention visited by CPT delegations
during the period 1 August 2004 to 31 July 2005 .............................................................................26

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