African Union

Fifth Conference of African Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration

Published: 18/Oct/2019

Innovative Civil Registration and Vital Statistics System: Foundation for Legal Identity Management – 14-18 October 2019 in Lusaka, Zambia. The Fifth Conference of African Ministers responsible for Civil Registration (COM5) will take place from 14 to 18 October 2019 in…

PAP: Resolution on the Eradication of Statelessness in Africa

Published: 17/May/2019
Source: Pan African Parliament

Welcomes the proposed draft protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the specific aspects of the right to a nationality and the eradication of statelessness in Africa, and urges states to support its adoption and find…

Declaration on the African Union Theme of the Year 2019: “The Year of Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa”

Published: 11/Feb/2019
Source: Assembly of the African Union

32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly, 10-11 February 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Assembly/AU/Decl.8(XXXII) WE, the Heads of States and Governments of the African Union meeting at the 32nd Ordinary Session of  the Assembly from 10 to 11 February 2019 in…

Ordinary Session of the Executive Council, 7-8 February 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Decision on the Reports of the Specialised Technical Committees (STCs)

Published: 8/Feb/2019
Source: Executive Council of the African Union

EX.CL/Dec.1032(XXXIV) The Executive Council, 1. TAKES NOTE of the Reports of the Specialized Technical Committees (STCs); […] III. THE 1ST EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE STC ON MIGRATION, REFUGEES AND IDPs, 29 OCTOBER -3 NOVEMBER 2018, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, MALABO-Doc.EX.CL/1107(XXXIV) […] B.…

Fourth Conference of African Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration

Published: 8/Dec/2017
Source: African Union Commission

The Fourth Conference of African Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration will be held from 4 to 8 December 2017 in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The African Union Commission, in collaboration with the ECA the AfDB as well as other partners, is organizing the Fourth…

Agenda 2040, Africa’s Agenda for children: Fostering an Africa Fit for Children

Published: 2/Aug/2017
Source: African Union / African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Adopted by the ACERWC 2016; approved by the AU Executive Council of Ministers, July 2017 Aspiration 3: Every child’s birth and other vital statistics are registered. By 2040 Birth registration is universal, compulsory and free. All legal systems contain an…

AU Decision on Free Movement of Persons and the African Passport

Published: 18/Jul/2016
Source: AU Assembly

The AU urges all Member States to adopt the African Passport and to work closely with the AU Commission to facilitate the processes towards its issuance at national level based on international, continental and national policy provisions, and continental design…

Draft Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Specific Aspects of the Right to a Nationality and the Eradication of Statelessness in Africa

Published: 1/Sep/2015
Source: African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

As adopted by the 18th Extraordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, August 2015 Download from ACHPR website: https://www.achpr.org/public/Document/file/English/draft_citizenship_protocol_en_sept2015_achpr.pdf Explanatory memorandum: https://www.achpr.org/public/Document/file/English/draft_protocol_explanatory_memo_june2015.pdf In French: Projet de Protocole nationalite FR Sept2015 CADHP Note explicative: Note explicative projet…

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