22nd Ordinary Session: Agenda of the 22nd Ordinary Session of the ACHPR

 African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights


2-11 November 1997 - Banjul, The Gambia

1. Opening Ceremony (public session)

2. Oath by the newly elected members of the Commission (public session) - DOC/OS/1 (XXII)

3. Election of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman (private session) - DOC/OS/2 (XXII)

4. Adoption of Agenda (private session) (DOC/OS/3 (XXII)

5. Organisation of work (private session)

6. Observers : (public session)

  1. Statements of the States delegates
  2. Examination of applications for observer status (DOC/OS/4 (XXII)
  3. Relationship with observers and statements of the latter
  4. Co-operation between the Commission and NGOs (public session) (DOC/OS/5 (XXII) (DOC/OS/REV.1 (XXII)

7. Consideration of Initial Report of Chad (DOC/OS/2 (XXII)

8. The setting up of an Early Intervention Mechanism in cases of massive human rights violations (public session) (DOC/OS/7 (XXII)

9. Promotional Activities : (public session)

  1. Activity reports of Commissioners (DOC/OS/8 (XXII)
  2. Human rights situation in Africa
  3. Amendments of guidelines on the preparation of periodic reports (DOC/OS/9 (XXII)
  4. Examination of the Report of the Special Rapporteur on summary, arbitrary and extra-judicial executions (DOC/OS/10 (XXII)
  5. Report on the implementation of resolution AHG/res. 230 (XXX) on the establishment of an African Human and Peoples’ Rights Court (DOC/OS/11(XXII)
  6. Prison conditions in Africa (DOC/OS/12 (XXII)
  7. Elaboration of the draft additional Protocol on African Women’s Rights (DOC/OS/13 (XXII)
  8. Organisation of forthcoming seminars and conferences (DOC/OS/14 (XXII)
  9. Publication of the review and the newsletter of the Commission (DOC/OS/15 (XXII)
  10. Strengthening the co-operation between the Commission and the National Institutions of Human Rights (DOC/OS/16 (XXII)

 10. Participation of the Commission in certain activities of the O.A.U. (DOC/OS/17 (XXII)

 11. Protective Activities : (private session)

  1. Consideration of Mission Reports:  Sudan Report (DOC/OS/18 (XXII) Add. 1 and  Nigeria Report (DOC/OS/18 (XXII) Add. 2
  2. Application by States Parties of the decisions of the ACHPR (DOC/OS/18 (XXII) Add.3
  3. Consideration of Communications (DOC/OS/18 (XXII) Add.4 (DOC/OS/REV.1 (XXII)

12. Revision of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the issue of incompatibility of the membership of the Commission (DOC/OS/19 (XXII)

13. Administrative and Financial Matters (DOC/OS/20 (XXII)

  1. Report of the Chairman of the Commission (DOC/OS/20 (XXII) Add. 1
  2. Report of the Secretary to the Commission (DOC/OS/20 (XXII) Add.2
  3. Distribution of the O.A.U. Member States among the Commissioners (DOC/OS/20 (XXII)  Add. 3

14. Methods of work

15. Issue concerning the Headquarters of the Commission (DOC/OS/21 (XXII)

16. Date, Venue and Provisional Agenda of the 23rd Ordinary Session (private session)

17. Any other Business (private session)

18. Preparation of :

  1. The Session Report
  2. The Final communiqué

19. Adoption of the Session Report and the Final communiqué (private session)

20. Reading of the Final Communiqué (public session)

21. Press Conference (public session)



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