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:
Niger: Second and Combined Periodic Reports, 2003 - 2014
Received: 15 August 2014
Ethiopia: Fifth and Sixth Periodic Report, 2009 - 2013
Received: 16 May 2014
Djibouti: Initial and Combined Reports
Received: 3 May 2014
Uganda: Fifth Periodic Report, 2010 - 2012
Received: 25 September 2013
Federal Republic of Nigeria: 5th Periodic Report, 2011-2014
Received: 12 September 2013
Malawi: Initial and Combined Reports
Received: 19 July 2013
Sierra Leone: Initial and Combined Reports, 1983-2013
Received: 27 June 2013
Senegal: Combined Periodic Report, 2004-2013
Received: 25 April 2013
The 56th Ordinary Session
The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Commission) would like to inform the general public that the 56th Ordinary Session of the Commission will take place from 1 – 17 December 2014 at the Commission’s Headquarters in Banjul, The Gambia. The venue will be the Kairaba Beach Hotel.
Measures undertaken by the Gambia Government to prevent Ebola
On the measures to prevent Ebola, the Commission would like to inform the general public of the Press Release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of The Gambia on 19 September 2014. For ease of reference, this Press Release can also be accessed at http://www.achpr.org/files/sessions/56th/info/gambia_press_release_ebola/gambia_press_release_ebola.pdf
For additional information, the general public can also refer to “The Gambia In-country Measures to Avert Ebola” which is available at http://www.gcaa.aero/portal/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=119&Itemid=221
The African Commission's Working Group on the Rights of Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities in Africa is developing a Draft Protocol on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa.
The comments should be sent by email to email@example.com or by mail to the following address: African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, 31 Bijilo Annex Layout, Kombo North District, Western Region, P. O. Box 673 Banjul, The Gambia
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: firstname.lastname@example.orgRead more...