NPM 2016-17

SPEECH TO MARK THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF OPCAT

 

Minister of State at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, The Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE, gave a speech to mark the tenth anniversary of OPCAT (29 June 2016).

OPCAT, the Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention against Torture, came into force 10 years ago. Baroness Anelay said the UK is determined to strengthen its voice in the international system on the important human rights priority of torture prevention.

A transcript of the speech can be read here.