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Geneva, Switzerland. The United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) convened at the Palais Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland from April 18, 2016 to May 13, 2016 for its 57th Session to examine mechanisms adopted by various State Parties in the punishment and prevention of acts of torture as well as to discuss national efforts to implement the rights enshrined in the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.