98: Resolution on the Appointment of a Commissioner as Member of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in Africa

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, meeting in its 40 th Ordinary Session held in Banjul, The Gambia, from 15 to 29 November 2006:

Considering that at its 28th Ordinary Session held in Cotonou, Benin in October 2000, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights adopted a Resolution on the Rights of Indigenous Populations/Communities in Africa providing for the establishment of a Working Group and defining its mandate;

Recalling the Resolution of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Adoption of the Report of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in Africa, taken at its 34th Ordinary Session held in Banjul, The Gambia, from 6 - 20 November, 2003 on the composition of the Group and specifying its mandate;

Bearing in mind the Resolution on the Composition and the Renewal of the Mandate of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in Africa, taken at the 38th Ordinary Session held in Banjul, The Gambia from 21 November - 5 December, 2005;

Taking into consideration the intensification of the activities of the Working Group and the need to boost its composition;

Appoints Commissioner Mumba Mallila as Member of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communitiesin Africa.


Done in Banjul, The Gambia, 29th November, 2006.