Capacity-building and Case-identification Workshop with Malian Lawyers and CSOs - Oct 2015
Gaye Sowe adds value on the use of regional instruments and mechanisms for protection of human rights
Training Malian Judicial Officers on Application of African Human Rights Instruments – Oct 2015
L-R: Dr Horace Adjolohun of the African Commission; Ambassador Fatoumata Diakite of APDF; Malian Minister for Human Rights, Madam Aminata Malle; & IHRDA's Gaye Sowe
Capacity building for Malian Judicial Officers – Oct 2015
IHRDA French-speaking Legal Officer, Eric Bizimana, imparting knowledge and skills on the use of regional human rights instruments
Training of Malian Judicial Officers - Oct 2015
Gaye Sowe hands certificate to participants
Kick-starting Plan’s Pan-African State Accountability Programme (PASAP) in Togo – Aug 2015
Director of Programmes, Gaye Sowe, highlights potential contributions of IHRDA for successful realization of PASAP
Time for stock-taking, brainstorming and projection
Management Staff and some Board members at the 16th Ordinary Board Session of IHRDA, held on Saturday 8 August 2015 at RFK Human Rights Centre, Florence – Italy
ACHPR 56th Ordinary Session
IHRDA Legal Officer presents statement on the assassination of Prof. Cistac
NGO Forum Side Event on Human Rights Situation in Mauritania
IHRDA Executive Director, Katherine Mulhern, addresses participants -April 2015
Training of Sudanese Lawyers
IHRDA Legal Officer, Eric Bizimana, delivers module on Litigating before the African Commision
Launching of Study on Right to Nationality
Documentary on Nationality projected at the Launching Ceremony during 56th Ordinary Session of ACHPR
Projection of Online Database on SGBV
Exhibition stand at NGO Forum & 56th Ordinary Session of the African Commission
Launch of IHRDA Online SGBV Database
Group photograph at launching ceremony, 16th March, 2015
SGBV Online Database Launch
IHRDA Staff and partners from FIDA (Kenya), PILAC (Uganda) and ARAL (Democratic Republic of Congo)
3rd GA of the Coalition for an Effective African Court
1st from left - Oludayo Fagbemi, Legal Officer, represents IHRDA at the Assembly that ran from 12 - 13 March, 2015, in Arusha, Tanzania
ECOSOC Meeting
IHRDA attends the bi-annual ECOSOC meeting with African Commission on Human and People's Rights in Dakar, Senegal- December, 2014
Director of Programmes - Gaye Sowe
At the 55th Session of ACHPR 28th April to 12th May, 2014
Former Deputy Executive Director- Meskerem Geset Techane
Dr. Zvonomir Paul Separovic, Former Minister of Justice for Croatia, greeting Meskerem at the Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & Human Rights- Berlin, 2013
IHRDA bids Sheila farewell
Sheila former Executive Director receives parting gift
IHRDA awarded First Runner-Up for ACHPR Human Rights NGO prize
L-R: Meskerem Geset Techane (former Deputy Executive Director); Aristide Nononsi (former Executive Director) and Julian Harrington (founding member and former Executive Director)


IHRDA we “Defend” victims of human rights violations before domestic and regional judicial bodies and also make sure that the judicial decisions lead to positive change.


IHRDA we “Educate” by training human rights actors and ensuring that domestic laws epitomize international human rights standards.



IHRDA we “Inform” by disseminating information about cases from the African Human Rights System, we also publish and distribute our books on various human rights issues.



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