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Core States

The CTI is a unique, global initiative of the Governments of Chile, Denmark, Fiji, Ghana, Indonesia and Morocco – all States strategically located in different regions throughout the world.

The CTI principle is that of States helping States. It operates on the basis that no State has a perfect record when it comes to the implementation of the Convention against Torture. Instead, CTI offers support to States to ratify and implement the Convention as successfully as they can. 

The six CTI Core States spearheading the initiative are engaged through their direct bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, as well as through sharing and exchanging on their national practices and challenges with other governments and by hosting and participating in various activities.

CTI Ambassadors - Geneva

Frank Tressler Zamorano Chile logo


H.E. Frank Tressler Zamorano

Permanent Mission of Chile
Rue de Moillebeau 58 (4th Floor)
1209 Geneva
+41 22 919 88 00
H.E Mr. Morten Jespersen


H.E. Morten Jespersen

Permanent Mission of Denmark
Rue de Moillebeau 56 (7th Floor)
1209 Geneva
+41 22 918 00 40
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H.E. Nazhat Shameem Khan

Permanent Mission of the Republic of Fiji
Avenue de France 23 ( 6th Floor)
1202 Geneva
+41 22 733 07 89
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H.E. Ramses Joseph Cleland

Permanent Mission of the Republic of Ghana
Rue de Moillebeau 56
1209 Geneva
+41 22 919 04 50


H.E. Ms. Grata Endah Werdaningtyas

Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia
Rue de Saint-Jean 16 P.O. Box 2271
1211 Geneva 2 1203 Geneva
+41 22 338 33 50


H.E. Omar Zniber

Permanent Mission of The Kingdom of Morocco
Chemin François-Lehmann 18A
1218 Grand-Saconnex
+41 22 791 81 81

Although there are many challenges and significant work to do, we cannot afford to be complacent, nor pessimistic. At this important moment, we encourage all UN Member States to join our Initiative and help us harness the momentum, support and successes so far achieved to accelerate countries’ efforts toward universal ratification and full implementation of this fundamental human rights treaty.

CTI Ambassadors’ statement on the 35th anniversary of the UN Convention against Torture, 10 December 2019.

CTI Ambassadors - New York

H.E Mr. Milenko Skoknic Tapia Chile Logo


H.E. Milenko Skoknic Tapia

Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations
1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza 885 Second Avenue,
40th Floor New York, N.Y. 10017
+1 (917) 322-6800


H.E. Martin Bille Hermann

Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations
Chrysler East Building 666 Third Avenue,
11th floor New York, N.Y. 10017
+1 (212) 308-7009
H.E Mr. Satyendra Prasad Fiji Logo


H.E. Satyendra Prasad

Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations
801 Second Avenue,
10th Floor New York, NY 10017
+1 (212) 687 4130
Ghana Logo


Mr. Daniel Okaiteye

Permanent Mission of Ghana to the United Nations
19 East 47th Street New York, N.Y. 10017
+1 (212) 832-1300
H.E Mr. Dian Triansyah Djani Indonesia


H.E. Dian Triansyah Djani

Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations
325 East 38th Street New York, N.Y. 10016
+1 (212) 972-8333
H.E Mr. Omar Hilale Morocco


H.E. Omar Hilale

Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations
866 Second Avenue, 6th and
7th Floors New York, N.Y. 10017
+1 (212) 421-1580

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