The African Charter and the Right to a Nationality: Report of a meeting held in Banjul, The Gambia, 14 May 2010

Published: 14/Mai/2010
Source: Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (Banjul)

On 14 May, the Citizenship Rights in Africa Initiative (CRAI), and three programmes of the Open Society Institute (AfriMAP, AU Advocacy Programme and Justice Initiative), in collaboration with Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) hosted a discussion in Banjul, the Gambia, on the right to a nationality in Africa and its impact on the enjoyment of other rights established by the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The discussion was held on the margins of the 47th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. More than 60 people attended the session, including three commissioners, four member states and a large number of NGOs. Download file: here

Themes: Apatridie
Regions: Pan Afrique
Year: 2010