United Nations

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

Distr.: General
20 June 2011
Original: English

Committee against Torture
Forty-sixth session
9 May–3 June 2011

Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under
article 19 of the Convention
Concluding observations of the Committee against Torture

The Committee against Torture considered the third periodic report of Slovenia
(CAT/C/SVN/3) at its 984th and 987th meetings, held on 10 and 11 May 2011
(CAT/C/SR.984 and 987), and adopted the following concluding observations at its 1006th
meeting (CAT/C/SR.1006).


The Committee welcomes the submission of the third periodic report of Slovenia,
which was submitted in accordance with its reporting guidelines, but regrets that it was
submitted three years late.
The Committee notes with appreciation that a high-level delegation from the State
party met with the Committee, and also notes with appreciation the opportunity to engage
in a constructive dialogue covering many areas under the Convention.


Positive aspects
The Committee welcomes that since the consideration of the second periodic report,
the State party has ratified the following international instruments:

Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture, on 23 January 2007;

International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its
Optional Protocol, on 24 April 2008;
Optional Protocols to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, on 23
September 2004;
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of
Discrimination against Women, on 23 September 2004;

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