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Civil Society Organizations and National Human Rights Institutions call for more transparency and announce new initiative on the nomination and selection of members of human rights mechanisms in Africa

Arusha, February 21, 2024 Civil society organizations and National Human Rights Institutions engaging with the African Union (AU) human rights mechanisms call for greater transparency in the nominations and selection of its members, and a more inclusive and participatory process. This call is especially applicable to the July 2024 elections to fill three vacancies at the...

ACC PARTICIPATION TO THE 2024 JUDICIAL YEAR OF THE AFRICAN COURT

The Coalition Participates in the Opening of the 2024 Judicial Year of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Judges and officials of the African Court with the Guest of Honour, Hon. Justin B.N Muturi, Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya (seated in the middle), and other stakeholders during the Opening Ceremony of the...

NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF JUDGES OF THE AFRICAN COURT ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS

 UPCOMING NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS OF JUDGES TO THE AFRICAN COURT, JULY 2024The Executive Council of the African Union Commission is due to appoint three judges to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights during its 45th Ordinary Session scheduled to be held in July 2024.  Below are the three Judges of the African Court...

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PROGRAM OFFICER

The African Court Coalition is seeking applications from competent, dynamic, and self-motivated individuals to fill the position of Program Officer to support its project activities.Contract Nature: One year renewable depending on the availability of fundsLocation: Arusha, Tanzania  Language Requirement: The Program Officer must be fluent in English and FrenchJob Description The Program Officer will provide support to...

Lady Justice Imani Aboud Re-elected President of the African Court for another Term of Two Years

The African Court Coalition congratulates Lady Justice Imani Daud Aboud for being re-elected President of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights for the second term. The Coalition also congratulates Honourable Justice Sacko Modibo from Mali who has been elected Vice President of the Court.Honourable Lady Justice Imani Daud Aboud from Tanzania was re-elected...

AFRICAN COURT COALITION INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

AFRICAN COURT COALITION INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME The Coalition for an Effective African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Court Coalition/the Coalition) Internship Programme is designed to give opportunities to highly motivated students and young graduates with diverse backgrounds to work with our organization in order to learn and improve their technical and analytical skills. They also get...

THE OPENING OF THE JUDICIAL YEAR OF THE AFRICAN COURT ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES` RIGHTS.

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights held its second solemn ceremony yesterday, 20 February 2023 to mark the official opening of its 2023 Judicial Year.  This year’s ceremony under the theme "Integrating the jurisprudence of regional and international human rights mechanisms into national systems” was held at the African Court premises in Arusha,...

AFRICAN COURT COALITION PARTICIPATION TO THE TANZANIA CSOs WEEK

The African Court Coalition participated in the Tanzania annual CSOs week in Arusha, Tanzania from 24-28 October 2022. The CSOs Week is the largest gathering of civil society organizations in Tanzania that offers an opportunity to engage with multi-sectoral actors for purposes of enhancing relations and partnerships geared at bolstering civil society’s engagement in Tanzania’s...

African Court Coalition Updates

In line with its Constitutional mandate to advocate for both the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the merged Court, the African Court Coalition is currently undertaking advocacy for the ratification of the Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights (the Malabo...

Niger and Guinea-Bissau Deposit Article 34(6) Declaration

Niger and Guinea-Bissau Deposit Article 34(6) Declaration, a momentous occasion that should inspire other AU Member States The African Court Coalition commends Niger and Guinea-Bissau for depositing the Declaration stipulated under Article 34(6) of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Establishment of the African Court on Human and Peoples’...