United Nations

Optional Protocol to the
Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
or Punishment

CAT/OP/CRI/RONPM/1
Distr.: General
12 December 2019
English
Original: Spanish
English, French and Spanish only

Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel,
Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Visit to Costa Rica undertaken from 3 to 14
March 2019: recommendations and observations
addressed to the national preventive mechanism
Report of the Subcommittee*, **

* In accordance with article 16 (1) of the Optional Protocol, the present report was transmitted
confidentially to the national preventive mechanism on 2 December 2019. On 9 December 2019, the
national preventive mechanism requested the Subcommittee to publish the report, in accordance with
article 16 (2) of the Optional Protocol.
** The annexes to the present document are being circulated in the language of submission only.

GE.19-21442 (E)

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