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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

The African Charter established the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The Commission was inaugurated on 2 November 1987 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Commission’s Secretariat has subsequently been located in Banjul, The Gambia.In addition to performing any other tasks which may be entrusted to it by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government, the Commission is officially charged with three major functions:

Protection of human and peoples' rights

Protection of human and peoples' rights

Promotion of human and peoples' rights

Promotion of human and peoples' rights

Promotion of human and peoples' rights

Interpretation of the African Charter

Mission Reports


The Republic of The Gambia: Promotion Mission, 2017

Commissioner: Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs) , Lucy Asuagbor (Mrs) ,

Angola: Promotion Mission, 2016

Commissioner: Adv. Faith Pansy Tlakula (Ms) , Soyata Maiga (Mrs) ,

Swaziland:Promotion Mission, 2013

Commissioner: Adv. Faith Pansy Tlakula (Ms) , Dr. Solomon Ayele Dersso ,

Gabon:Promotion Mission, 2014

Commissioner: Soyata Maiga (Mrs) , Zainabo Sylvie Kayitesi (Mrs) ,

Uganda:Promotion Mission, 2013

Commissioner: Adv. Faith Pansy Tlakula (Ms) , Lucy Asuagbor (Mrs) , Med S.K. Kaggwa , Pacifique Manirakiza ,

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Activity Reports

46th Activity Report

Session Covered: 25th Extraordinary Session. 64th Ordinary Session.

45th Activity Report

Session Covered: 24th Extraordinary Session. 63rd Ordinary Session.

44th Activity Report

Session Covered: 23rd Extraordinary Session. 61st Ordinary Session. 62nd Ordinary Session.

43rd Activity Report

Session Covered: 22nd Extraordinary Session. 61st Ordinary Session.

42nd Activity Report

Session Covered: 21st Extraordinary Session. 60th Ordinary Session.

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21 October 2019

65th Ordinary Session

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