280: Resolution on the Extension of the Mandate of the Working Group on Specific Issues relevant to the Work of the Commission

    The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights at its 55th Ordinary Session held from 28 April to 12 May 2014, in Luanda, Angola;

     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);

     Further Recalling Resolution ACHPR/Res.77 (XXXVII) 05, adopted at its 37th Ordinary Session, on the establishment of a Working Group on Specific Issues Relevant to the Work of the Commission (Working Group);

     Further Recalling Resolutions ACHPR/Res.127 (XXXXII) 07 and ACHPR/Res.150 (XLVI) 09 renewing the mandate of the Working Group, as well as Resolution ACHPR/Res.233 (EXT.OS/XIII) 13, reconstituting the Working Group and modifying its mandate and composition;

    Noting with satisfaction the work accomplished by the Working Group since its reconstitution;

    Further noting that the mandate of the Working Group and that of its Members came to an end on 23 February 2014;

    Bearing in mind the need for the Working Group to continue carrying out its mandate and addressing the urgent issues falling within the same;

    Decides to extend the mandate of the Working Group and the following members for another term of two years with effect from 12 May 2014:

    1. Honourable Commissioner Faith Pansy Tlakula (Chairperson);
    2. Honourable Commissioner Med Kaggwa (Member);
    3. Honourable Commissioner Soyata Maiga (Member); and
    4. Honourable Commissioner Lucy Asuagbor (Member).

     Adopted at the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Luanda, Angola, 28 April to 12 May 2014

     

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    Commissioners: Soyata Maiga, Med S.K. Kaggwa, Lucy Asuagbor, Faith Pansy Tlakula

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