The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Commission or ACHPR) meeting at its 42nd Ordinary Session held from 14 – 28 November 2007, in Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo:
Recalling its mandate to promote human and peoples’ rights and ensure their protection in Africa under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Charter);
Recalling its Resolution ACHPR/Res.73 (XXXVI)04 to establish a Working Group on Economic and Social Rights taken at its 36th Ordinary Session, held from 23 November - 7 December 2004 in Dakar, Senegal, and which also defined its mandate;
Noting with appreciation the work and accomplishment of members of the Working Group: Sanji Mmasenono Monageng, Yasser Sid Ahmed El-Hassan, and Mohamed Abdellahi Ould Babana;
Considering that the term of the Working Group came to an end on 14 November 2007;
Decides to appoint Commissioner Angela Melo as Chairperson of the Working Group on Economic and Social Rights in Africa for a period of two years, effective 28 November 2007.
And further appoints the following members for the same period of time,
- Commissioner Dupe Atoki – member
- Mr Ibrahima Kane – member (renewal)
Done in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, 28 November 2007.