Local EU Statement on the Fiji’s signature of the UNCAT

The European Union Delegation for the Pacific issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Fiji:

The European Union Delegation warmly welcomes the Fiji’s signature of the United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT). The Delegation recognises this as an important step for Fiji in joining a global prohibition of torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

The Delegation looks forward to Fiji’s ratification of UNCAT and encourages Fiji to accept the full set of procedures provided for under the UNCAT.

Published on 24/05/2016

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