Submission of State Reports

In accordance with Article 62 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, States Parties to the Charter are required to submit every two years, a report on the legislative or other measures taken, with a view to giving effect to the rights and freedoms recognised and guaranteed by the Charter.

The following Initial/Periodic State reports have been submitted to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights as per Article 62, and are hereby made public in accordance with Rule 74 of the Rules of Procedure of the African Commission:


  • Call for expression of interest - LIBRARY INTERNSHIP
    The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) wishes to extend a Call for Expression of Interest from suitably qualified persons to take up an Internship Program in the Library Department of the Commission. The closing date for applications is 15 March 2018Read more..........
  • Call for papers - The African Human Rights Yearbook

    The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, and the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child are pleased to announce the call for articles for the Second Edition of the African Human Rights Yearbook (AHRY). The First Edition, which was published at the end of 2017, comprised 17 articles. This joint publication, which contains contributions in English and French,  is initiated in the framework of the complementarity relationships between the three institutions.

    Abstracts should be submitted before or by 31 March 2018 as e-mail attachments to Thomas White, Centre for Human Rights – Pretoria copying Dr. Robert Eno, Registrar of the African Court and Dr. Horace Adjolohoun, Principal Legal Officer at the African Court Any questions on this call for papers should be directed to the addresses given above.

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  • Call for Applications for the Nomination of Expert Member of the Working Group on Death Penalty and Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killings in Africa

    At its 38th Ordinary Session held from 21 November to 5 December 2005 in Banjul, The Gambia, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Commission) adopted Resolution ACHPR/Res.79 (XXXVIII) 05 establishing a Working Group on Death Penalty in Africa.

    Applications should be accompanied by a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and any other relevant documents, and should be received at the Secretariat of the Commission by 31 March 2018 at the latest to enable the Commission to appoint the new expert member of the Working Group during its 62nd Ordinary Session to be held from 25 April to 09 May 2018.

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