IHRDA  reacts to Report of ACHPR’s WGC at 60th OS

Statement by (IHRDA) to the ACHPR at its 60TH Ordinary Session in Niamey, Niger Follow-up on the Implementation of the Commission’s Decision in Communication 292/04, IHRDA / Angola 15 May 2017 In 2008, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights decided on the communication 292/04, IHRDA v Angola. The Commission held that Angola had violated Articles 1, 2, 5, […]

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IHRDA urges ACHPR to improve its protective mandate

Statement by IHRDA to the ACHPR at its 60th Ordinary Session in Niamey, Niger 10 May 2017 Honourable Chairperson and Commissioners of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) congratulates the Commission on its 60th Ordinary Session in this year which marks 30 years of the Commission’s […]

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Instituting human rights in Gambia Police Training

From October 2016 to February 2017, IHRDA implemented a project titled “Promoting Stability and Citizen Security through Enhanced Capacity of Gambia’s law Enforcement Agencies”. IHRDA in collaboration with the Gambia Police Force developed a human rights training module and manual for the Gambia Police Training School. IHRDA also trained trainers at the training school, as […]

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African Court recruiting Assistant Accountant

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) is seeking to recruit an account assistant with significant experience in preparing budgets, budget execution monitoring and production of various financial reports. The AfCHPR is a continental court established by African countries to ensure the protection of human and peoples’ rights in Africa. It complements and […]

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IHRDA, LEDAP train Nigerian Lawyers, CSOs on litigating women’s rights

23 March 2017 IHRDA and local partner LEDAP are organizing a training workshop in Nigeria from 22-23 March 2017 on advancing women’s rights using international legal instruments. The workshop brings together about 30 lawyers and women’s rights CSOs. It seeks to equip participants with knowledge and skills on the use of international human rights instruments, […]

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IHRDA Bids Farewell to Director of Programs

21 March 2017 IHRDA bids farewell to Ms. Nicole Ismene Zarifis who served as the Director of Programs from January 2016 to March 2017, and is taking up a new appointment at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Arusha, Tanzania. Speaking at the farewell ceremony, IHRDA Executive Director Gaye Sowe described Nicole […]

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IHRDA Recruiting Director of Programs

14 March 2017 The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) is seeking to recruit a Director of Programs with significant litigation experience, along with knowledge of and familiarity with the African human rights system. IHRDA is a pan-African human rights organisation, based in Banjul, The Gambia, promoting the effective use of African […]

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