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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights


The Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights was established by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights with the adoption of Resolution 73 at the 36th Ordinary Session held in Dakar, Senegal from 23rdNovember to 7th December 2004. The mandate calls for the Working Group to

  1. develop and propose to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights a draft Principles and Guidelines on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights;
  2. elaborate a draft revised guidelines for State reporting;
  3. undertake studies and research on specific economic, social and cultural rights; and
  4. make a progress report to the African Commission at each Ordinary Session.

In resolution 141 of the 44th Ordinary Session (Abuja, Nigeria – November 2008), the Working Group was mandated to further define State obligations related to access to medicines and to develop model monitoring and assessment guidelines.

Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs)

Working Group Chairperson


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Intersession Activity Reports

64th Ordinary Session

From April 24 to May 14 , 2019

Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs)

63rd Ordinary Session

From October 24 to November 13 , 2018

Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs)

62nd Ordinary Session

From April 25 to May 09 , 2018

Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs)

61st Ordinary Session

From November 01 to November 15 , 2017

Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs)

60th Ordinary Session

From May 08 to May 22 , 2017

Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs)

59th Ordinary Session

From October 21 to November 04 , 2016

Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs)

58th Ordinary Session

From April 06 to April 20 , 2016

Jamesina Essie L. King (Mrs)

57th Ordinary Session

From November 04 to November 18 , 2015

Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah

50th Ordinary Session

From October 24 to November 05 , 2011

Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah

56th Ordinary Session

From April 21 to May 07 , 2015

Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah

55th Ordinary Session

From April 28 to May 12 , 2014

Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah

53rd Ordinary Session

From April 09 to April 22 , 2013

Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah

52nd Ordinary Session

From October 09 to October 22 , 2012

51st Ordinary Session

From April 18 to May 02 , 2012

Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah

49th Ordinary Session

From April 28 to May 12 , 2011

Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah

44th Ordinary Session

From November 10 to November 24 , 2008

Angela Melo

50th Ordinary Session

From October 24 to November 05 , 2011

Mohamed Bechir Khalfallah

44th Ordinary Session

From November 10 to November 24 , 2008

Catherine Dupe Atoki