African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR)

Commission africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples (CADHP)

Search Open Yearbook

This information is part of the Open Yearbook, a free service of UIA's subscription-based Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO). It includes profiles of non-profit organizations working worldwide in all fields of activity. The information contained in the profiles and search functionality of this free service are limited.

The full-featured Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO) includes over 72,500 organization profiles, additional information in the profiles, sophisticated search functionality and data export. For more information about YBIO, please click here or contact us.

The UIA is a leading provider of information about international non-profit organizations. The aim of the Open Yearbook is to promote the activities of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

Contact Details

URL: http://www.achpr.org/

Available with paid subscription only.

Founded

1981-06-26 Banjul Gambia

History

Established 26 Jun 1981, Banjul (Gambia), within the framework of H-XD3027 - OAU, under the T-XT8162 - African Charter of Human and Peoples' Rights (Banjul Protocol), which entered into force 21 Oct 1986, on ratification by an absolute majority of OAU member states. The Commission was officially installed in Banjul, 12 Jun 1989, and is the main organ entrusted with the enforcement of the Charter. Statutes registered in OAU doc Cab/LEG/67/Rev 5. Currently a legal organ of D-XD8572 - African Union (AU).

Aims

Promote human and peoples' rights; ensure protection of these rights under conditions laid down by the Charter; interpret all provisions of the Charter; perform all tasks which may be entrusted to it by the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments.

Events

79 past events available with paid subscription only.

Activities

Available with paid subscription only.

Structure

Commission (meeting in Ordinary Session twice a year) comprises 11 members, elected by Assembly of Heads of State.

Languages

Available with paid subscription only.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Available with paid subscription only.

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Available with paid subscription only.

Publications

Available with paid subscription only.

Members

Available with paid subscription only.

Type I Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Type II Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Subjects *

Available with paid subscription only.

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XE0982

Last News

2015

* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

You are viewing an organization profile from the Yearbook of International Organizations Online.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.