Chapter I: An overview of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Chapter II: Legal system, government and links between institutions.
A. Legal system.
B. Type of government in place.
C. Relationships between institutions.
Chapter III: The National Human Rights Conference’s contribution to the Human and Peoples ‘Rights Promotion and Protection.
A. Framework, objectives and recommendations.
B. The Congolese Charter for Human and Peoples’ Rights.
C. The National Plan of Action for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.
D. The setting up of the National Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.
Chapter IV : Major domestic legal documents relating to the Human and Peoples’ Rights Promotion and Protection.
Chapter V: Major regional and international human rights instruments to which the Democratic Republic of Congo is a party.
A. Regional treaties
B. International agreements.
C. On-going efforts at ratification.
Chapter VI : Measures taken by the Democratic Republic of Congo to ensure that rights protected under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights are Effectively enjoyed.
A. Civil and political rights.
B. Economic, social and cultural rights.
Chapter VII: Efforts deployed by the Government to improve the living standards of Women, children and other vulnerable groups (the situation of refugees and Displaced persons) and protect the family and its cohesion.
Chapter VIII: Relations between the Government and the Human Rights NGOs operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Chapter IX : The Democratic Republic of Congo’s compliance with the provisions of the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights in the conduct of its relations at the African and international levels.