National Preventive Mechanism representative participated in the expert consultations of the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment on migration related torture. A series of meetings were attended by representatives of organizations, international, state and non-governmental, dealing with torture and migration issues, and were held in order to inform the Special Rapporteur on the facts and views of experts of relevance to his Report on this topic, which is expected to be completed later this year.
Consultations were held in Geneva, from 28. to 30 August. 2017, at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. In addition, the Special Rapporteur sent a public invitation to Member States, UN Agencies, civil society and academia to transmit submissions on this topic by September 30, 2017, using a questionnaire, which can be found on the website of the High Commissioner: