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:
Algeria: Fifth and Sixth Periodic Reports, 2010 - 2014
Received: 14 January 2015
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 Right to Nationality in Africa, a study undertaken by the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Internally Displaced Persons, pursuant to Resolution 234 of April 2013 and approved by the Commission at its 55th Ordinary Session, May 2014.Read more...
The 56th Ordinary SessionThe African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Commission) hereby informs the general public that the 56th Ordinary Session which was scheduled for 01 to 17 December 2014 has been postponed due to the prevailing situation in West Africa (Ebola outbreaks in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and now Mali), as part of the Commission’s own contribution towards the containment of the virus, and also to avoid putting the Commission's gracious Host Country at any risk.
New dates will be communicated in due course.
The Commission regrets the inconvenience caused, and counts on everyone's understanding and continued collaboration.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.comRead more...