The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights was inaugurated on November 2, 1987 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Commission’s Secretariat has subsequently been located in Banjul, The Gambia.
The Commission was inaugurated on November 2, 1987
Origin of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
Article 45 of the Charter sets out the mandate of ACHPR
AU ACHPR Frequently Asked Questions
Adoption of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections, Governance e.t.c.
Revitalised mandate and capacity of the Commission..
The summary of activities performed over a given period.
Rules of Procedure adopted by the ACHPR
The Commission consists of 11 members elected by the AU Assembly from experts...
The Commission consists of 11 members elected by the AU..
Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of ACHPR.
The Secretary of the Commission and other support staff...
Offer general information to the media, governments e.t.c
The major roles of the ACHPR Commissioners..
The Eleven (11) Commissioners elected by the AU Assembly..
This section provides the full list of the Past Commissioners.
NHRIs & NGOs play prominent role in the activities of ACHPR.
NGOs draws the attention of the Commission to violations.
NHRIs are statutory bodies established by governments.
News releases, media contacts, speeches, meetings and workshops, and other ways that Pan African Parliament engages with the public
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The communications contacts at the ACHPR, Banjul
This section provides what is happening right now
Find out what is on right now/coming up in ACHPR
Free calendar on all upcoming events, sessions e.t.c.
This section lists the upcoming and past events..
This section provides the full overview of key Initiative and programme documents
This section provides the full overview of Key Resources.
This section provides overview of the Adopted Resolutions
List of the Intersession Activity Reports of the ACHPR...
This is the full overview of Mission Reports
The full overview of the Decisions on Communications.
This section provides lists of Special Mechanisms Reports
This section provides the full overview of Document Center
This section provides the full overview of Key Documents.
This section provides full overview of the Soft Law.
This section provides the full overview of Publications.
For the above reasons, the Commission
Holds a violation of Articles 5, 6, 7(1) (c) and 12 (1) and (2) of the Charter.
Kigali, Rwanda, 15th November 1999.
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