September 15, 2018 General / Updates 0 Comment

In commemoration of the African Year of Human Rights with particular focus on the rights of women, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) jointly held the 59th Ordinary Session of the Commission and the 28th Ordinary Session of the African Children’s Committee from 21 October to 4 November 2016 in Banjul, Islamic Republic of The Gambia.

A total of five hundred and eighty one y(581) Delegates participated in the 59th Ordinary Session; with one hundred and twenty-nine (129) representing twenty-six (26) Member States, thirty-one (31) representing the African Union and its Organs, thirty-nine (39) representing National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), thirteen (13) representing international and inter-governmental organisations, two hundred and ninety-eighty (298) representing non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and forty-five (45) representing other observers and the media.

AHRN was represented to give its contribution to protect and promote human rights in Africa.