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International Human Rights Law in Judicial Practice: IHRDA Organizes Refresher Course for Gambia Magistrates

Banjul, 13 December 2017 The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), in collaboration with the Gambia Judiciary, is organizing a two-day refresher course for Magistrates in the Gambia, with focus on the application of international human rights law in judicial practice. The workshop that runs from 13-14 December 2017 brings together thirty […]

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MLDI/IHRDA Litigation Training on Freedom of Expression in Gambia – Application Deadline Approaching

Banjul, 11 October 2017 Gambian lawyers interested in the litigation training on freedom of expression to be organised by Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) and the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), are reminded that the deadline for application is end of this week. The litigation training will be held in Banjul from […]

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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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Communiqué: IHRDA, FLAG organize training on advancing women’s rights in The Gambia

Banjul, 3 March 2017 IHRDA, in collaboration with the Female Lawyers Association – Gambia, is organizing a two-day training workshop from 2-3 March 2017 for lawyers and CSO activists on advancing women’s rights in The Gambia using international legal instruments. The workshop is intended to enable Gambian lawyers and women’s rights activities to not only […]

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IHRDA & ACIDH organize colloquium on the experiences of local communities affected by mining activities in The DRC

6 September 2016 IHRDA and Action Contre l’Impunité pour les Droits Humains (ACIDH) organized a one-day colloquium in Lubumbashi on 30th August 2016 to discuss the experiences of local communities affected by mining activities in the Haut Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and their attempts to access justice for violations suffered as a […]

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IHRDA, APDF train Malian female lawyers, CSOs on women’s rights litigation

12 July 2016 IHRDA and local partner Association pour le Progrès et la Défense des Droits des Femmes (APDF) are organizing a 3-day training workshop for female lawyers and CSOs on women’s rights litigation in Mali from 12-14 July 2016. Participants will receive lessons on major instruments, jurisprudence, challenges, strategies and opportunities relevant to strategic […]

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IHRDA at the NGO Forum and the 56th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, April 2015

Prior to the Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR), the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies (ACDHRS) usually organises an international forum on the participation of NGOs (NGO Forum) in the Session. This year, the NGO Forum ran from 17 – 19 April 2015, prior to the […]

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IHRDA Organises Regional Meeting of Experts on Statelessness and the Right to Nationality in Africa

Press Release Banjul – 15 April, 2015  IHRDA Organises Regional Meeting of Experts on Statelessness and the Right to Nationality in Africa       IHRDA, with the financial support of Open Society Foundation (OSF), organised a three-day brainstorming meeting of experts on the question of statelessness and the right to nationality in Africa. The […]

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