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:

Announcements

  • Call for contributions to the draft study on “HIV, the Law and Human Rights in the African Human Rights System: Key Challenges and Opportunities for Rights-based Responses to HIV”.

    The Secretariat of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights  informs  the general public that in accordance with Resolution 290 on the need to conduct a Study on HIV, the Law and Human Rights (http://www.achpr.org/sessions/16th-eo/resolutions/290/ ), the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and those at Risk, Vulnerable to and affected by HIV (The Committee on HIV) has developed draft study on the topic “HIV, the Law and Human Rights in the African Human Rights System: Key Challenges and Opportunities for Rights-based Responses to HIV”. This draft is the result of the organization of several consultations with various stakeholders, particularly in Zimbabwe and South Africa. The draft copy under reference will be presented for consideration at the 60th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The Committee on HIV would like to invite all stakeholders who wish to contribute to this project to forward their inputs on the following email addresses: au-banjul@africa-union.org and bagonaa@africa-union.org by latest 15 January 2017.

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  • Scheduled Email Server Maintenance: 28 Dec 2016 – 1 Jan 2017

    To our valued partners, please note that our email platform will undergo maintenance to perform server updates from 28 December 2016 to 1 January 2017. Our au-banjul@africa-union.org email address will therefore not be able to receive emails during this period.

    We thank you in advance for your kind understanding, and apologise for any inconvenience that may result from the scheduled maintenance.

    Wishing you the very best for this Festive Season, and a Glorious 2017.

     
  • 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

    Western Region.

    P.O Box 673 Banjul, The Gambia

    Tel: 220 4410505/6; 2304361

    Fax: 220 4410504

    E-mail:  au-banjul@africa-union.org

     
  • The Secretariat of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights hereby requests all litigants before the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights to  provide their updated addresses (Telephone and facsimile numbers, e-mails / alternate e-mails, postal and physical addresses). All information should be sent to: au-banjul@africa-union.org

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