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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Hon. Jamesina Essie L. King, Commissioner

Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights



INTRODUCTION

1.      This report is prepared in accordance with Rules 23(3) and 72 of the Rules of Procedure of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission).

2.      I present this report in my capacities as a member of the Commission; as Country Rapporteur, as the Chairperson of the Working Group on Economic Social and Cultural Rights in Africa, as the Chairperson of the Committee on Resolutions, as a member of the Working Group on Extractive Industries, the Environment and Human Rights Violations and as a member of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in Africa. 

3.      The Report covers activities carried out during the intersession period between November 2018 and April 2019 and is structured in four parts as follows:

  • Part I – Activities undertaken in my capacity as a Member of the Commission;
  • Part II – Activities undertaken in my capacity as Country Rapporteur;
  • Part III – Activities undertaken in my capacity as Chairperson of the Working Group on Economic Social and Cultural Rights in Africa;
  • Part IV – Activities undertaken in my capacity as a member of the Working Group on Extractive Industries, the Environment and Human Rights Violations.
  • Part V – Annexures