CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
or Punishment

Distr.
GENERAL
CAT/C/CR/32/1
28 May 2004
ENGLISH
Original: FRENCH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-second session
3-21 May 2004
CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES
UNDER ARTICLE 19 OF THE CONVENTION
Conclusions and recommendations of the Committee against Torture
MONACO
1.
The Committee considered the second periodic report of Monaco (CAT/C/38/Add.2)
at its 596th, 599th and 609th meetings (CAT/C/SR.596, 599 and 609), held on 5, 6 and
13 May 2004, and adopted the following conclusions and recommendations.
A. Introduction
2.
The Committee welcomes with satisfaction the second periodic report of Monaco, which
is broadly consistent with the Committee’s general guidelines. It notes, however, that the report
was submitted five years late and contains little specific information on how the Convention is
being implemented. It is pleased that the State party sent a high-level delegation which provided
clear answers to the questions put to it and evinced a spirit of frank cooperation.
B. Positive aspects
3.

The Committee notes with satisfaction:
(a)

(b)
Europe;

The absence of any allegations that the State party has violated the Convention;
The fact that the State party is currently becoming a member of the Council of

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