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African Commission on
Human and Peoples' Rights

Working Group on Specific Issues Related to the work of the African Commission

Res.233 (EXT.OS/XIII) 2013: Resolution on the Reconstitution of the Working Group on Specific Issues relevant to the Work of the Commission and modifying its Mandate and Composition

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) meeting at its 13thExtra-Ordinary Session held in Banjul, The Gambia, from 18 to 25 February 2013;

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  Resolution Ref. ACHPR/Res.77 (XXXVII)05 on the creation of a Working Group on Specific Issues Relevant to the Work of the  Commission (WGSI), adopted at its 37th session which took place from 27 April - 11 May 2005 in Banjul, The Gambia;

Recalling further Resolutions ACHPR/Res.124 (XXXXII) 07 adopted at its 42nd Ordinary Session held from 14 – 28 November 2007, in Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo, and  Resolution ACHPR/Res.150 (XLV1) 09 adopted at its 46th Ordinary Session held from 11 – 25 November 2009, in Banjul, The Gambia; renewing the mandate of the Working Group;

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Hon. Marie Louise Abomo, Commissioner

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43rd Ordinary Session

From May 07 to May 22 , 2008

Angela Melo

46th Ordinary Session

From November 11 to November 25 , 2009

Hon. Zainabo Sylvie Kayitesi, Commissioner