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:


  • ​Moot Court Competition 2015

    In an effort to promote the work of the Court and the African Human Rights System, the African Court has organized a pilot moot court competition. The competition is being organized under the aegis of the African Governance Architecture (AGA), the continental framework for the promotion of good governance in Africa. The finals of the competition shall take place on 30 November – 3 December 2015 at the seat of the African Court in Arusha, Tanzania.

  • African Union calls for papers for publication on the theme “Year of Human Rights with Special Focus on Rights of Women”

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 22 September 2015- The African Union Commission has today sent out a call for papers from organs and employees of the African Union, member states, human rights commissions, academic institutions, think tanks, civil society organizations, women’s organizations and the wider public. The papers, once selected will be published in the Commission’s newsletter, the AU ECHO in its January 2016 edition.

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  • 57th Ordinary Session Announcement

    The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Commission) would like to inform the general public that the 57th Ordinary Session of the Commission will take place from 4 November 18 November 2015 in 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:


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