30th Ordinary Session: Agenda of the 30th Ordinary Session of the ACHPR

African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

AGENDA OF THE 30TH ORDINARY SESSION

 13–27 October 2001 - Banjul, The Gambia

1. Opening Ceremony (Public session)

2. Swearing-in of the n ewly elected/re -elected Commissioners (public session)

3. Election of the “Bureau” of the Commission (private session)

4. Adoption of the Agenda (private session)

5. Organisation of work (private session)  

6. Adoption of the Report

7. Nomination of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa and the Special Rapporteur on Extra-judicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions in Africa (private session)

8. Observers (public session)

9. Consideration of States’ Reports (public session) :

  1. Initial Report of Lesotho
  2. Periodic Report of Togo

10. Promotion Activities (public session)

  1. Human Rights situation in Africa;
  2. Report of Activities of the Chairman and Members of the Commission;
  3. Consideration of the Report of the Special Rapporteur on Prisons and Conditions of Detention in Africa;
  4. Consideration of the Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa;
  5. The Right to a fair trial and Legal Assistance in Africa
  6. Situation of refugees and displaced persons in Africa;
  7. Situation of people with disability;
  8. Organisation of Conferences and Seminars;
  9. Situation of Indigenous peoples;
  10. Participation of the Commission at the World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and associated Intolerance, in Durban, South Africa;
  11. Situation of Human Rights defenders in Africa;
  12. The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the African Union;

11. Review and Bulletin of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (public session)

12. Protection Activities (private session)

  1. Method of consideration of communications
  2. Consideration of communications

13. Administrative and Financial matters (private session)

  1. Administrative and financial situation of the Secretariat:
  2. Construction of the Headquarters of the Commission:
  3. Participation of the Commission in certain activities of the Organization of African Unity /African Union (O.A.U./A.U.):

14. Methods of Work of the Commission (private session)

15. Adoption of resolutions, recommendations and decisions (private sessions)

16. Dates, venue and draft Agenda of the 31st Ordinary Session (private session)

17. Any Other Business (private session)

18. Preparation of the Session report and Final Communiqué.

19. Consideration and adoption of the Session Report and the Final Communiqué (public session)

20. Reading of the Final Communiqué and Closing Ceremony (public session)

21. Press Conference (public session)