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Extended deadline: Contest for the selection of members of the Council for the Prevention of Torture

Ombudsman's Office announces the extension of the deadline for receiving applications in order to select the members of the Council for the Prevention of Torture till August 15, 2016.

In order to protect persons against torture and ill-treatment, under the Office of the Ombudsman it was created the Council for the Prevention of Torture in the frame of the National Preventive Mechanisms(NPM) under the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture(OPCAT).

Civil society representatives, lawyers, doctors, forensic doctors, psychologists, specialists in human rights, prison system representatives, psychiatry system, public health system women and men are encouraged to apply to the contest for selection of members of the Council for the Prevention of Torture.

The methodology of selecting the Board members, the organization and operating principles of activity of the Board are set out in the Rules of organization and functioning of the Council for the Prevention of Torture, which can be accessed in the News section of the website www.ombudsman.md.

The deadline for submitting the applications: August 15, 2016, 17:00

Mailing address: mun. Chisinau, str. Tarii, No.16

Contact: 060002653; 022 23 48 00

e-mail: l.tudosan@inst.ombudsman.md

Contact: Lilian Tudosan