Meeting of the Extraordinary Session of the Specialised Technical Committee (STC) on Migration, Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

Published: 15/Oct/2018
Source: African Union Commission

29 October – 3 November 2018 Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

  1. Consider and adopt the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Right on the Specific Aspects of the Right to a Nationality and the Eradication of Statelessness in Africa;
  2. Consider the adopted Guidelines for the Specification, Design, Production and Issuance of the African Passport, the standardised Features of the Passport as well as Standard Computer Generated Designs (samples) of the African Passport, as deliverables of the implementation of the decision on Protocol to the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community relating to Free Movement of Persons, Right of residence and Right of establishment;
  3. Consider and decide on the Financial Implication for the African Humanitarian Agency as part of the Implementation of the January 2016 decision referred to above.

Concept note for the meeting:


Meeting webpage:

Download documents related to the draft protocol from the AU website:

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, African standards, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality, Statelessness
Regions: Pan Africa
Year: 2018