18 Nov 2015
Algeria, Congo, Gabon and Lesotho have all presented their Initial State Party Reports on the implementation of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child to the Committee of Experts at its 26th Ordinary Session taking place in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 16 – 19 November 2015.
The reports can be seen at http://acerwc.org/?wpdmdl=8766 (for Algeria), http://acerwc.org/?wpdmdl=8796 (for Congo), http://acerwc.org/?wpdmdl=8773 (for Gabon) and http://acerwc.org/?wpdmdl=8774 (for Lesotho).
IHRDA is attending the Session and currently has two communications pending before the Committee.
It should be noted that this year’s Ordinary Session coincides with the 25th Anniversary of the African Children’s Charter.