15th Annual SALISES Conference

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Paper presentation: Implementation of the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) in Overseas Territories with special attention to the Caribbean. This paper looks at the implementation of the OPCAT in overseas territories belonging to the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and France. It analyses the challenges and solutions adopted to enhance the prevention of torture and other inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in these territories through periodic visits to places of detention. The abstract was presented at the 15th Annual SALISES conference organised by the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago on 23-25 April 2014.
Event title15th Annual SALISES Conference
Event typeConference
LocationPort of Spain, Trinidad and TobagoShow on map