Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
6 June 2002
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
29 April-17 May 2002
CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES
UNDER ARTICLE 19 OF THE CONVENTION
Conclusions and recommendations of the Committee against Torture
The Committee considered the fourth periodic report of Sweden (CAT/C/55/Add.3) at
its 504th and 507th meetings, held on 30 April and 1 May 2002 (CAT/C/SR.504 and 507), and
adopted the following conclusions and recommendations.
The Committee welcomes with satisfaction the fourth periodic report of Sweden, which
was submitted to the Committee before the target date and was drawn up in keeping with the
Committee’s guidelines for drafting of reports.
The Committee welcomes the additional information supplied by the delegation of
Sweden, both orally and in writing, demonstrating the State party’s willingness to continue a
frank and open dialogue with the Committee. The Committee also underlines the efforts made
by the delegation to reply to its questions in an exhaustive manner.
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