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 NOMINATION OF A MEMBER TO SERVE ON THE AFRICAN COMMISSION’S WORKING GROUP ON INDIGENOUS POPULATIONS/COMMUNITIES IN AFRICA
The Commission intends to appoint the member during its 59th Ordinary Session scheduled to take place in October 2016 and the Secretariat would appreciate if applications could be sent not later than 25 July 2016. Read more.......
Public Consultation on the Zero Draft of the General Comment on the Right to Redress for Victims of Torture or Ill-treatment under Article 5 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ RightsThe Committee invites all stakeholders to forward their inputs on the Zero Draft of the General Comment before 30 June 2016.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING SHADOW REPORTS
In terms of Rule 74 (2) of the Rules of Procedure of the Commission, "Institutions, organizations or any interested party wishing to contribute to the examination of a State Report and the human rights situation in the country concerned, shall send their contributions, including shadow reports, to the Secretary of the Commission at least 60 days prior to the examination of the Report."
For further information, please contact:
Secretariat of the Commission
31 Bijilo Annex Layout, Kombo North District
P.O Box 673 Banjul, The Gambia
Tel: 220 4410505/6; 2304361
Fax: 220 4410504
Call for proposals " Engaging civil society in Pan-African issues" - EUROPEAID
In the framework of the Pan African Programme, a Call for proposals "Engaging civil society in Pan-African issues" has been launched (total 20 m€). The global objective of this call for proposals is to improve the contribution of civil society organisations to continental decision- and policy making processes in Africa, in particular in the areas of Good Governance, Democracy, Human Rights, Peace and Security and Women's rights. The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 13/05/2016 at 16:00 (Brussels date and time).