ii Honourable Commissioner Maya Sahli-Fadel, Vice Chairperson; iii Honourable Commissioner Solomon Ayele Dersso;
viii Honourable Commissioner Janet Ramatoulie Sallah – Njie; and ix Honourable Commissioner Litha Musyimi Ogana.
investigative and accountability mechanism to address alleged human rights violations and abuses in Sudan and to provide a humanitarian corridor for citizens.
concern included the devastating cyclone in Malawi, forced evictions in Zambia, targeted violence against women and girls, and challenges related to youth unemployment, gender equality, torture, and internet access.
H.E. Dr. Mamadou Tangara, heartily welcomed all participants to The Gambia and commended the Commission for its human rights engagements in creating a better Africa.
an opportunity to boost intra-African trade, create jobs, reduce poverty, and improve living standards. Structural reforms, legal institutions, infrastructure development, digitalization, energy costs, and manufacturing capacities were highlighted as areas to be addressed. He underlined the commitment of the government of The Gambia to protect and promote human rights, particularly for women, and highlighted its efforts to investigate past human rights violations. Conflict in Africa was addressed, emphasizing the need to silence the guns, condemn unconstitutional changes of government, and work towards a prosperous and peaceful continent.
1 The National Human Rights Council of Algeria, the Independent National Commission on Human Rights of Burundi, the National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms of Cameroon, the National Council for Human Rights of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission, the National Human Rights Commission of Kenya, the Human Rights Commission of Malawi, the National Human Rights Commission of Mauritania, Sahrawi National Commission for Human Rights.
3 People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) ; La Voix Des Sans Voix pour les Droits de l’Homme, DRC ; International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) ; Center for Reproductive Rights ;
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Guidance note on State Reporting ; and