Communiqué - Covid19

In line with the implementation of the measures decided by the Government to deal with Covid-19, the Ombudsman's Secretariat and the Contrôle externe des lieux privatifs de liberté have put in place the following communication instruments to ensure the continuity of our services:

The offices are no longer accessible to the public until further notice.

A reduced service is provided:

- between 08:00/12:00 and 13:30/16:00 via phone at (+352) 26 27 01 01,
- by email using or
- by postal mail at 36, rue du Marché-aux-Herbes, L-1728 Luxembourg.

The Secretariat of the Ombudsman and the Contrôle externe des lieux privatifs de liberté thank you for your understanding.

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"