Call for a Consultant (Facilitator)
The African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies (ACDHRS) is an independent, pan-African regional human rights organization established in 1989 and based in Banjul, The Gambia. The African Centre upholds and promotes Article 25 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) which states that:
State Parties have the duty to ‘promote and ensure through teaching, education and publication, respect of the rights and freedoms contained in the present Charter and to see to it that these freedoms and rights as well as
corresponding obligations and duties are understood.’ The ACDHRS has
observer status with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and a Special Status with the Commonwealth.
With funding and technical support from the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (INCL) based in the United States, the African Centre is currently implementing a project entitled ‘Strengthening Lusophone Africa on the use of African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Guidelines on Freedom of Association and Assembly (FoAA)’.
The main objective of the project is to support the Lusophone African Human Rights Network, with ACDHRS’s technical and administrative assistance, to strengthen and increase its engagement with the ACHPR and its special procedures, with a special focus on promoting and protecting Freedom of Association and Assembly (FoAA).
The specific objectives of this project are to:
Duties of the ACDHRS