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 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 6-month Internship Program in the Information Technology (IT) Department of the Commission. The closing date for applications is 31st July 2018Read more..........

  • Public Consultation on the Draft Guidelines on the Right to Water in Africa

    The Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa, one of the special mechanisms of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Commission), has developed a Draft Guidelines on the Right to Water in Africa.

    The Draft Guidelines have been developed following a series of expert meetings and is currently undergoing a consultative process.

    As part of the consultative process, the Working Group invites all stakeholders to forward their inputs on the Draft Guidelines to the African Commission by close of business on Wednesday 15 August 2018. This Draft can be found using the link above, to the English and French versions.

    Contributions should be sent to the Secretariat of the African Commission by email:; and copy .

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