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The NGO Forum convenes twice a year for three days, just before the ACHPR sessions. It provides a discussion platform for over 200 organizations working on democracy and human rights issues in the continent. It is open to all, and all are welcome to take part.

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The African Centre for Human Rights Studies


The African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies (ACDHRS) is an independent non-governmental pan-African organisation, established in The Gambia since 1989. We play a central role in promoting and protecting human rights and democracy in Africa.

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