Submission of State Reports

In accordance with Article 62 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, States Parties to the Charter are required to submit every two years, a report on the legislative or other measures taken, with a view to giving effect to the rights and freedoms recognised and guaranteed by the Charter.

The following Initial/Periodic State reports have been submitted to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights as per Article 62, and are hereby made public in accordance with Rule 74 of the Rules of Procedure of the African Commission:


  • Call for Applications for the Nomination of Expert Member of the Working Group on Death Penalty and Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killings in Africa

    At its 38th Ordinary Session held from 21 November to 5 December 2005 in Banjul, The Gambia, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Commission) adopted Resolution ACHPR/Res.79 (XXXVIII) 05 establishing a Working Group on Death Penalty in Africa.

    Applications should be accompanied by a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and any other relevant documents, and should be received at the Secretariat of the Commission by 31 March 2018 at the latest to enable the Commission to appoint the new expert member of the Working Group during its 62nd Ordinary Session to be held from 25 April to 09 May 2018.

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  • Call for expression of interest - INTERNSHIP

    The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) wishes to extend a Call for Expression of Interest from suitably qualified persons to take up a 3-6-month Internship Program in the Legal Department of the Commission, with effect from January 2018. The closing date for applications is 31st December 2017Read more..........


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