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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Sessions

The Commission holds two ordinary sessions per year and may meet, if need be, in extraordinary sessions. The working languages are those of the African Union. The working sessions may be held in public or in camera. The Commission may invite States, national liberation movements, specialized institutions; NHRIs, NGOs or Individuals to take part in its session.

Items on the agenda shall deal with, inter alia, on the one hand, the consideration of complaints and periodic reports (which will be dealt with later on and on the other hand, with the examination of promotional activities and other matters as may be proposed by the various participants to the proceedings of the Commission, and especially by nongovernmental organizations

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Upcoming Session

Past Sessions

Sessions Country Dates Resolutions State Reports Mission Reports NGOs* Communique
26th Extraordinary Session Gambia July 16 to July 30 , 2019
64th Ordinary Session Egypt April 24 to May 14 , 2019 8 3 1
25th Extraordinary Session Gambia February 19 to March 05 , 2019 1
63rd Ordinary Session Gambia October 24 to November 13 , 2018 11 1 1 1
24th Extraordinary Session Gambia July 30 to August 08 , 2018 2
62nd Ordinary Session Mauritania April 25 to May 09 , 2018 5 4 3
23rd Extraordinary Session Gambia February 13 to February 22 , 2018 2
61st Ordinary Session Gambia November 01 to November 15 , 2017 16 2 4
22nd Extraordinary Session Senegal July 29 to August 07 , 2017
60th Ordinary Session Niger May 08 to May 22 , 2017 10 2 1 7
21st Extraordinary Session Gambia February 23 to March 04 , 2017 2 2
59th Ordinary Session Gambia October 21 to November 04 , 2016 11 2 6
20th Extraordinary Session Gambia June 09 to June 18 , 2016 5 1
58th Ordinary Session Gambia April 06 to April 20 , 2016 12 3 5
19th Extraordinary Session Gambia February 16 to February 25 , 2016 9
57th Ordinary Session Gambia November 04 to November 18 , 2015 19 4 8
18th Extraordinary Session Kenya July 29 to August 07 , 2015 6
56th Ordinary Session Gambia April 21 to May 07 , 2015 3 7 6
17th Extraordinary Session Gambia February 19 to February 28 , 2015 9
16th Extraordinary Session Rwanda July 20 to July 29 , 2014 8
55th Ordinary Session Angola April 28 to May 12 , 2014 17 3 12
15th Extra Ordinary Session Gambia March 07 to March 14 , 2014 4
54th Ordinary Session Gambia October 22 to November 05 , 2013 20 2 3 11
14th Extra Ordinary Session Kenya July 20 to July 24 , 2013 6
53rd Ordinary Session Gambia April 09 to April 22 , 2013 4 2 8
13th Extraordinary Session Gambia February 18 to February 25 , 2013 2 1
52nd Ordinary Session Cote d'Ivoire October 09 to October 22 , 2012 7 1 3 12
12th Extraordinary Session Algeria July 30 to August 04 , 2012 3
51st Ordinary Session Gambia April 18 to May 02 , 2012 12 2 1 5
11th Extraordinary Session Gambia February 21 to March 01 , 2012 3
10th Extraordinary Session Gambia December 12 to December 16 , 2011
50th Ordinary Session Gambia October 24 to November 05 , 2011 15 3 3
49th Ordinary Session Gambia April 28 to May 12 , 2011 6 5 4 13
9th Extraordinary Session Gambia February 23 to March 03 , 2011 7
48th Ordinary Session Gambia November 10 to November 24 , 2010 11 1 2
47th Ordinary Session Gambia May 12 to May 26 , 2010 4 2 4 8
8th Extraordinary Session Gambia February 22 to March 03 , 2010 1
46th Ordinary Session Gambia November 11 to November 25 , 2009 15 3 1 3
7th Extraordinary Session Senegal October 05 to October 12 , 2009 2
45th Ordinary Session Gambia May 13 to May 27 , 2009 3 3 2 11
6th Extraordinary Session Gambia March 30 to April 03 , 2009
44th Ordinary Session Nigeria November 10 to November 24 , 2008 9 2 2 12
5th Extraordinary Session Gambia July 21 to July 29 , 2008
43rd Ordinary Session Swaziland May 07 to May 22 , 2008 2 2 2 5
4th Extraordinary Session Gambia February 17 to February 23 , 2008 2
42nd Ordinary Session Congo November 15 to November 28 , 2007 18 3 8
41st Ordinary Session Ghana May 16 to May 30 , 2007 7 3 5 5
40th Ordinary Session Gambia November 15 to November 29 , 2006 9 1 4 11
39th Ordinary Session Gambia May 11 to May 25 , 2006 1 5 7
38th Ordinary Session Gambia November 21 to December 05 , 2005 17 1 9 13
37th Ordinary Session Gambia April 27 to May 11 , 2005 4 2 4 13
36th Ordinary Session Senegal November 23 to December 07 , 2004 3 1 5
3rd Extraordinary Session South Africa September 18 to September 19 , 2004
35th Ordinary Session Gambia May 21 to June 04 , 2004 5 3 8
34th Ordinary Session Gambia November 06 to November 20 , 2003 3 2 1 5
33rd Ordinary Session Niger May 15 to May 29 , 2003 1 4 15
32nd Ordinary Session Gambia October 17 to October 23 , 2002 2 3 11
31st Ordinary Session South Africa May 02 to May 16 , 2002 2 5 5
30th Ordinary Session Gambia October 13 to October 27 , 2001 1 4 12
29th Ordinary Session Libya April 23 to May 07 , 2001 7 5 4 10
28th Ordinary Session Benin October 23 to November 06 , 2000 5 1 4 11
27th Ordinary Session Algeria April 27 to May 11 , 2000 3 5 2 5
26th Ordinary Session Rwanda November 01 to November 15 , 1999 4 1 3 1
25th Ordinary Session Burundi April 26 to May 05 , 1999 7 2 2
24th Ordinary Session Gambia October 22 to October 31 , 1998 7 1 2
23rd Ordinary Session Gambia April 20 to April 29 , 1998 2 3 6
22nd Ordinary Session Gambia November 02 to November 11 , 1997 1 2 24
21st Ordinary Session Mauritania April 15 to April 24 , 1997 1 2 6
20th Ordinary Session Mauritius October 21 to October 31 , 1996 2 3 14
19th Ordinary Session Burkina Faso March 26 to April 04 , 1996 6 2 15
2nd Extraordinary Session Uganda December 18 to December 19 , 1995
18th Ordinary Session Cape Verde October 02 to October 11 , 1995 1 13
17th Ordinary Session Togo March 13 to March 22 , 1995 5 15
16th Ordinary Session Gambia October 25 to November 03 , 1994 5 2 9
15th Ordinary Session Gambia April 18 to April 27 , 1994 2 1 2
14th Ordinary Session Ethiopia December 01 to December 10 , 1993 2 1 1 20
13th Ordinary Session Gambia March 29 to April 07 , 1993 2 15
12th Ordinary Session Gambia October 12 to October 21 , 1992 3 24
11th Ordinary Session Tunisia March 02 to March 09 , 1992 2 2 13
10th Ordinary Session Gambia October 08 to October 15 , 1991 21
9th Ordinary Session Nigeria March 18 to March 25 , 1991 1 1 8
8th Ordinary Session Gambia October 08 to October 21 , 1990 11
7th Ordinary Session Gambia April 18 to April 28 , 1990 1 2
6th Ordinary Session Gambia October 23 to November 04 , 1989 7
1st Extraordinary Session Gambia June 13 to June 14 , 1989 1
5th Ordinary Session Libya April 03 to April 14 , 1989 4 2
4th Ordinary Session Egypt October 17 to October 26 , 1988 5
3rd Ordinary Session Gabon April 18 to April 28 , 1988 3 3
2nd Ordinary Session Senegal February 08 to February 13 , 1988
1st Ordinary Session Ethiopia November 02 to November 02 , 1987