Latvia Ratifies the OPCAT

On 10th December 2021, Latvia acceded to the OPCAT and the treaty will come into force in the country on the 9th of January 2022. Latvia is the 91st state to join the OPCAT. Latvia had begun to prepare for the establishment of their National Preventative Mechanism in...

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Mid-Year Progress Report on Justice Plan 2021

The Mid-Year Progress Report on Justice Plan 2021 was published in August. The plan details the progress made so far to achieve 5 goals identified in the Justice Action Plan 2021.  An action to attain approval “to ratify and implement the Optional Protocol to the...

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Justice Plan 2021

Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has published the Department of Justice Strategy Statement 2021 – 2013, which sets out five high-level strategic goals for the Department. Minister also published a Justice Plan for 2021.The Justice Plan is the first of a series...

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