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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Second internal meeting of the Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment and Human Rights Violations in Africa


The Working Group held its second internal meeting from 20 to 21 March 2012, South Africa. This meeting was held under the auspices of the Centre of Human Rights of the University of Pretoria. At this meeting, Expert Members had the opportunity to brief the Working Group on the research projects currently being carried out. Additionally, Members discussed the Working Group’s budget, and identified partners who will be approached to support the Working Group’s mandate.

Furthermore, Members finalized the Work Plan and planned some activities to be undertaken in the Working Group’s operational phase.