Upcoming Session, 30th Extraordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR)

  • When
    11 - 19 December 2020
  • Where

Convened in terms of Article 64(2) of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, read together with Rules 27 and 29 of the Rules of Procedure 2020 of the ACHPR

Banjul, 07 December, 2020: The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights will hold its 30th Extraordinary Session from 11 to 19 December 2020.


WHEN:     11 – 19 December 2020 (Private Session); 09:00 – 13:30 Hours (GMT)                                 

WHO:          Members of the ACHPR and the Secretariat.

This Session will not be open to the public; it will be held in private in terms of Rule 27(2) of the Rules of Procedure of the ACHPR.

The Commission’s deliberations will mainly focus on planning activities for the implementation of its Strategic Plan 2021-2025, the formulation of its Annual Work Plan 2021 and matters deferred from the 67th Ordinary Session.


The ACHPR is composed of eleven Commissioners, nationals of Member States of the African Union elected in their individual capacity. The ACHPR meets four times a year in Ordinary Sessions and may hold Extra-Ordinary Sessions.

Further information on the ACHPR can be obtained from the ACHPR’s website at www.achpr.org.

For more comments:
Ms. Lindiwe Khumalo, Ag. Executive Secretary
Tel: +220 4410 505 / 506 ; Email: achpr.stcincoming@africa-union.org
For Media inquiries: au-banjul@africa-union.org