Background to the establishment of the Coalition
The Coalition, which comprises African and international Non-Governmental Organisations, individuals and national human rights institutions in Africa, was formed during the first conference on the promotion of the protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights creating the African Court in Niamey, Niger in May 2003.
The initiative began as a loose network with two secretariats housed at Alliances for Africa (Lagos) and the Human Rights Institute of South Africa (Johannesburg) in 2004. It comprised a Management Committee made up of representatives from nine NGOs, namely -
See also: Current Structures of the Coalition
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