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:



    Sharm El Sheikh, Arab Republic of Egypt

    64th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human And Peoples’ Rights

  • Call for Papers: African Human Rights Yearbook Volume 3 (2019)

    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 papers for the third volume of the African Human Rights Yearbook (AHRY). The first volume, which was published at the end of 2017, comprised 17 articles; and the second volume, containing a total of 23 contributions, was published in early 2019. This joint publication, which contains contributions in English and French, has been initiated in the framework of the complementarity relationships among the three institutions. For this third volume, we also invite abstracts in Arabic and Portuguese.

    Abstracts should be submitted before or by 30 April 2019.


  • Call for expression of interest to serve as the Secretariat for the ACHPR Study on Climate Change and Human Rights in Africa

    Resolution ACHPR/Res. 342(LVIII) 2016 on Climate Change and Human Rights in Africa ([1] mandated the Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment and Human Rights Violations and the Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the Working Groups), to undertake a Study on the impact of climate change on human rights in Africa (the Study).

    Proposals should be submitted to, and by 15 May 2019

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