This Report summarises the activities of the NPM for the years 2018 and 2019. It aims at encouraging debate on matters regarding the fulfilment of NPM’s mission and at demonstrating the commitment of the competent authorities in responding to recommendations for implementing corrective measures.
The multi-level activities carried out by the NPM between 2018 and 2019 included visits to detention centres, prisons and homes for the elderly and the disabled as well as activities to inform, educate and raise awareness among non-governmental bodies and state stakeholders.
Since its establishment in 2009, the NPM has done excellent work in strengthening the respect for human dignity of people in detention. In the light of the accumulated experience, the NPM is ready to address the challenges in matters concerning prevention and the protection of human dignity in a decisive and constructive manner.
Source: The Cyprus Ombudsman