32nd Ordinary Session: Agenda of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the ACHPR

African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights


17–23 October 2002, Banjul, The Gambia


1. Opening Ceremony (Public Session)

2. Adoption of the Agenda (Private Session)  

3. Organisation of Work (Private Session)  

4. Adoption (Private Session):

The Report of the 31st  Ordinary Session

Concluding Observations to:

  • The Initial Report of Mauritania;
  • The Initial Report of Lesotho;
  • The Initial Report of Cameroon; and
  • The Periodic Report of Togo.

5. Observers (Public Session)

  1. Statements by State Delegates and Guests;
  2. Co-peration between the Commission and the National Human Rights Institutions;
  • Consideration of applications for Affiliate Status;
  1. Relationship and Co-operation between the Commission and NGOs;
  • Consideration of applications for Observer Status;

6. Human Rights Situation in Africa (Public Session)

7. Protection Activities (Private Session)

  • Consideration of (some of the) Communications;

8.  Adoption  of  Resolutions,  Recommendations  and  Decisions  including (Private Session)

Guidelines on :

  • Freedom of Expression in Africa; and
  • Torture, Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in Africa;

9. Dates, Venue and Draft Agenda of the 33rd Ordinary Session (Private Session)

10. Any Other Business (Private Session)

11.  Preparation and Adoption of the Session Report and the Final Communiqué of the 32nd Ordinary Session (Private Session)

12. Reading of the Final Communiqué and Closing Ceremony (Public Session)

13. Press Conference (Public Session)



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