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:


  • Public Consultation on General Comment No XX on the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights: The Right to Freedom of Movement and Residence (Article 12(1)

    The Special Rapporteur on Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Internally Displaced Persons and Migrants in Africa, Honorable Commissioner Maya Sahli Fadel in carrying out his mandate as defined by Resolution ACHPR / Res.72 (XXXV1) 04 was investigated by the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights following the adoption of Resolution ACHPR / Res. 407 (LXII) 2018, to prepare a general comment to clarify the obligations incumbent on States parties to the African Charter under Article 12 (1) on the right to freedom of movement and to freely choose residence within a state.

    As part of the consultative process, the Special Rapporteur invites all stakeholders to send their contributions on the general comment to the African Commission before the close of business on Monday 21 January 2019

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