Public Consultation on the Draft Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Citizens to Social Protection and Social Security


The Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa and the Working Group on Rights of Older Persons and People with Disabilities, special mechanisms of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Commission), working in collaboration with the African Union Commission, have developed the Draft Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Citizens to Social Protection and Social Security in accordance with the African Union Executive Council Decision EX.CL.876 (XXVII) of 01 June 2015.

The Draft Protocol has been developed following a series of expert meetings and is currently undergoing a consultative process.

As part of the consultative process, the Working Groups invite all stakeholders to forward their inputs on the Draft Protocol to the African Commission by close of business onMonday 11 June 2018. This draft can be found using the link below, to the English, French, Portuguese and Arabic versions.

Contributions should be sent to the Secretariat of the African Commission by email: au-banjul@africa-union.orgafricancommission@yahoo.com.

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    Date: 16 May 2018

    Commissioners: Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs)

    Special Mechanism: Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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