Steven Caruana

NSW
2017

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Steven Caruana is a passionate human rights advocate, policy and detention monitoring specialist. He is the Coordinator of the Australia Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) Network, a coalition of non-government organisations, academics, statutory officer holders and oversight bodies interested in preventive human rights monitoring under the UN OPCAT. Steven is also a Policy Assistant Director with the Disability Royal Commission, an advisory board member for Deadly Connections, the Australian Ambassador for the Human Rights Measurement Initiative and the co-editor of the External Prison Oversight and Human Rights Network newsletter for the International Corrections and Prisons Association. Steven is also involved in monitoring designated mental health units in New South Wales as an Official Visitor. His prior inspection experience includes aged care facilities, immigration detention and correctional facilities in Western Australia.

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To enhance best practice inspection methodologies for oversight bodies with an Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture focus

To enhance best practice inspection methodologies for oversight bodies with an Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture focus

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