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Forum for Victims’ of Systemic Crimes and Justice Processes in Africa 13-14 Apr 2012

By April 12, 2012 March 19th, 2021 No Comments

IHRDA, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), the Independent Medical Legal Unit (IMLU), REDRESS and the Victims Rights Working Group (VRWG) will hold a  regional Forum on Victims’ of Systemic Crimes and Justice Processes in Africa on the margins of the NGO Forum for the 51st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

The one and a half day meeting (13-14 April 2012) will bring together 15-20 experts/representatives of civil society from African countries to discuss and exchange on experiences of victims of systemic crimes in accessing justice at the national, sub-regional and international levels.

The meeting will also provide a platform for lawyers, activists and human rights defenders to discuss strategies for the way forward as they interact with a view to establishing a network of national and international civil society groups and experts to ensure that victims’ rights are effectively protected at the national, regional and international levels.

Download Forum programme here.