Press Statement on the Appointment of a New Bureau for the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
27 October 2011
The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, currently in its 50th Ordinary Session in Banjul, The Gambia, wishes to inform the general public that, following elections conducted in terms of Article 42 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, it has a new Bureau composed as follows:
Chairperson – Honourable Commissioner, Catherine Dupe Atoki. The term of office is for a period of two years, beginning 24th November 2011.
Vice-Chairperson – Honourable Commissioner Kayitesi Zainabou Sylvie. The term of office is for a period of two years, beginning on 24th November 2011.
For further information, please contact
The Secretary to the Commission
No. 31 Bijilo Annex Lay-out, Kombo North District
P O Box 673, Banjul, The Gambia
Tel: (220) 4410505/4410506
Fax: (220) 4410504