Structures of the Coalition
The General Assembly is the highest policy-making body which meets every three years to elect the Executive Committee and Focal Points.
The Executive Committee comprising of nine members, provides guidance on policy and strategic advocacy to the Secretariat and oversight on activities.
The current Executive Committee consists of the following member organisations: -
There are five geographical Focal Points of Africa, namely East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa, Central Africa, North Africa and two thematic focal points, namely National Human Rights Institutions and Portuguese-speaking countries.
Focal points, in addition to attending events at AU level, will also attend summits and pre-summit civil society activities of the Regional Economic Communities in order to raise awareness on the African Court, to recruit members from the subregion and raise key issues relating to the protection of human and peoples' rights.
The current Focal Points are as follows: -
Finance and Administration Sub-Committee:
Legal Affairs Sub-Committee:
The Secretariat which is based in Arusha, Tanzania, has a team structured with one department and three programs: The Finances and Administration Department, Advocacy and Capacity Building Program, Researches, Litigations and Publications Program and Internship Program.
The Focal Points and the Secretariat constitute the implementing arm of the Coalition.
Constitution and Strategic Plan
The Coalition's Constitution was adopted and the organisation was formally registered as an NGO in Tanzania in September 2007.
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African Court Coalition Staff.