African Union

Resolution on the inclusion of refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons and stateless persons in socio-economic national systems, services and economic opportunities in Africa

Published: 2/Aug/2023
Source: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

ACHPR/Res.565 (LXXVI) 2023 The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission), meeting at its 76th Ordinary Session, held virtually from 19 July to 2 August 2023: Recalling its mandate to promote and protect human and peoples’ rights in […]

Decisions of the Forty-Second Ordinary Session of Executive Council

Published: 16/Feb/2023
Source: Executive Council of the AU

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Forty-Second Ordinary Session 15 – 16 February 2023 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia EX.CL/Dec.1189-1216(XLII) EX.CL/Decl.1(XLII) Original: English/French Extract: EX.CL/Dec.1190(XLII) DECISION ON THE REPORTS OF THE SPECIALIZED TECHNICAL COMMITTEES (STCs) AND OTHER MINISTERIAL MEETINGS […] 45. FURTHER APPROVES the proposal of […]

Declaration on the 2019 Theme of the Year on “Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards durable solution to forced displacement in Africa”

Published: 10/Feb/2020
Source: African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government

Assembly of the African Union Thirty-Third Ordinary Session 09-10 February 2020 Assembly/AU/Decl.1(XXXIII) 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union, 9-10 February 2020, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Declaration on the 2019 Theme of the Year on “Refugees, Returnees and Internally […]

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. […]

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

Published: 25/Apr/2018
Source: African Union Commission

7 – 11 May 2018 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Introduction Nationality provides people with a sense of identity and creates a legal bond between a person and the State by enabling them exercise a certain range of rights. Thus, the lack […]

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 […]

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