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The National Preventive Mechanism met with prof. Nils Melzer, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, as part of the visit of the Special Rapporteur to the Republic of Serbia, which was held from 13. to 24. November 2017. The topics of the meeting were the state's achievements in the prevention of torture, the current situation in places where persons are deprived of their liberty and their treatment. The most important activities of the NPM in the past period were also presented to prof. Melzer.

The representatives of the NPM participated in the final meeting, which was held at the end of the visit of the Special Rapporteur to Serbia, where prof. Melzer informed representatives of state authorities about the preliminary results of his visit and the process of compiling the report.