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:



    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 21 April– 7 May 2015 at Kairaba Beach Hotel, Banjul, The Gambia.

  • 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.

  •  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   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:


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