This page provides information on various national and international institutions and organisations working for the respect of human rights and the prevention of torture.

Please do not hesitate to contact them for any additional information you may wish to obtain.


Luxembourg Organizations

Consultative Commission on Human Rights (CCDH)

Ombuds-Comittee for Children's Rights (ORK)


International Organizations

Office of the United Nations High-Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

European Court of Human Rights

European Commissionner for Human Rights

European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT)


Luxembourg NGOs

League of Human Rights


International NGOs

Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT)

Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture - Luxembourg (ACAT)


Foreign preventive mechanisms

"Contrôleur Général des Lieux Privatifs de Liberté"

"Bundesstelle zur Verhütung von Folter"