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Bibliography on the African Charter and the African Commission on Human and Peoples" Rights

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Bibliography on the African Charter and the African Commission on Human and Peoples" Rights

list of reference works (monographs, articles, conferences" reports, thesis, technical studies-- ) available at the Information and Documentation Centre (IDOC) on the African Charter and the African Commission on Human and Peoples" Rights = Bibliographie sur la Charte africaine et la Commission africaine des droits de l"homme et des peuples : listes des travaux de référence (livres, articles, rapports de conférences, thèses, études techniques-- ) disponibles au Centre d"information et de documentation (IDOC) sur la Charte africaine et la Commission africaine des droits de l"homme et des peuples.

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Published by African Commission on Human & Peoples" Rights in Banjul, The Gambia .
Written in English

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    • African Commission on Human and Peoples" Rights -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
    • IDOC (Center) -- Catalogs.,
    • African Charter on Human and People"s Rights (1981) -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
    • Human rights -- Africa -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBibliographie sur la Charte africaine et la Commission africaine des droits de l"homme et des peuples
      GenreBibliography, Catalogs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKQC572.A12 I336 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p. ;
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3596208M
      LC Control Number2002316298

      The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights (also known as the Banjul Charter) is an international human rights instrument that is intended to promote and protect human rights and basic freedoms in the African continent.. It emerged under the aegis of the Organisation of African Unity (since replaced by the African Union) which, at its Assembly of Heads of State and Government.   It does so by taking a recent decision from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) in which the Ethiopian House of Federation (HoF) and its constitutional review mandate was scrutinised vis-à-vis the stated qualities of .

      The past two decades has welcomed a shift in the attitude towards human rights especially within the African state, widely recognised as an ‘egregious human rights violator’ where dualism thrives. As a result of increasing international pressure in tandem with widespread despotic regimes across the African continent such as those of Idi Amin and Jean-Bédel Bokassa, the African Charter on. is more effective.1 The experience of the African Commission on Human and People `Rights (the Commission) provides a good example. Indeed, human rights organisations have played a major role in the development of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Charter), which established the Commission.

      'The heart of the book - over pages on the rights of individuals and peoples; duties of individuals; the implication of the absence of non-derogation clause; the responsibilities of the African Commission and the OAU Assembly of Heads of State and Government - is without doubt the most comprehensive legal analysis of the African Charter Cited by: Chapters cover the Charter's reporting system, the Commission's interpretation of different rights, prospects for the African Court on Human and People's Rights and the role of NGOs. This authoritative, comprehensive book will interest lawyers acting for government and non-governmental organizations, as well as academics and post-graduates.


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Bibliography on the African Charter and the African Commission on Human and Peoples" Rights by IDOC (Center) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Offering a detailed evaluation of the Charter as a mechanism for the promotion and protection of human rights in Africa, the contributions cover the Charter's reporting system, the interpretation of different rights by the Commission, the prospects for the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights.

Bibliography on the African Charter and the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights: list of reference works (monographs, articles, conferences' reports, thesis, technical studies--) available at the Information and Documentation Centre (IDOC) on the African Charter and the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights = Bibliographie sur la Charte africaine et la Commission.

THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS TheSysteminPractice,– edited by MALCOLM D. EVANS of the African Court on Human and Peoples’Rights Appendix 3 Grand Bay (Mauritius) Declaration and Plan (Documents of the African Commission,p).

These are the two institutional organs that have been established under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (hereinafter referred to as the “African Charter” or “ACHPR”), the regional instrument promoting and safeguarding fundamental freedoms across the African continent. The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) is the principle regional human rights treaty for the African continent.

Adopted inthere is now a significant body of jurisprudence and interpretation by its African Commission on Human and Peoples’.

U.N. Centre for Human Rights, The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, U.N. Doc. HR/PUB/09/1 (). [New York: U.N.

Centre for Hum. Rts., 51 pp. Contains the Charter and Rules of Procedure of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.

An annex contains a list of countries that have signed, ratified, or acceded to the Charter.]. ' This book is a valuable and useful addition to the literature, there not having been much by way of previous publication on the African Commission on Human and People's Rights.

[ ] The book can only add some hitherto obscured detail and evidence to this debate.' International Journal on Minority and Group Rights,   This book is an in-depth study of the African Charter of Human and Peoples' Rights, written with the insight of an insider.

It assesses the effectiveness of the Charter and of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights in its formative years. It also compares the Charter with other major human rights by: PREAMBLE.

The African States members of the Organisation of African Unity, parties to the present Convention entitled “African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

Recalling Decision (XVI) of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government at its Sixteenth Ordinary Session held in Monrovia, Liberia, from 17 to 20 July on the preparation of “a preliminary draft on an African Charter on Human.

the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Africa Commission) pursuant to Article 62 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Charter). The principal obligation of every State party to the African Charter is to recognize the Charter rights and to give effect to them by adopting relevant legislative.

The African Charter established the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The Commission was inaugurated on 2 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Commission’s Secretariat has subsequently been located in Banjul, The addition to performing any other tasks which may be entrusted to it by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government, the Commission.

The Distinctive Feature of the African Charter The African Charter according to Davidson differs considerably from other regional counterparts, both in the catalogue of rights protected and in the means of implementation and protection.

This is because it was drafted to take account of African cultu. [London; New York: Mansell, pp. Contains several important human rights documents including the OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, Rules of Procedure of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, and African Charter on the.

In the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights celebrated its 25 years of existence. The Commission was established pursuant to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights, which came into force in Since its establishment the Commission has played significant roles in the advancement of human rights in the region.

The book examines not only the substantive rights in the African Charter but also the work of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and provides a full examination of its mandate. A critical analysis of each of the provisions of the ACHPR will be led principally by the jurisprudence and documentation of the African Commission and African : Hardcover.

The book examines not only the substantive rights in the African Charter but also the work of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and provides a full examination of its mandate.

African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights ("Banjul Charter") Publisher: Organization of African Unity (OAU) Publication Date: 27 June Topics: Human rights and fundamental freedoms | Regional instruments | Right to self-determination: Citation / Document Symbol: CAB/LEG/67/3 rev.

5, 21 I.L.M. 58 () Reference: Entry into force: This work reveals the true dimension of the African Charter through a systematic analysis of its real or apparent innovations and a detailed assessment of the commitments of the States parties.

It also analyzes the effectiveness of the mechanism put in place to monitor compliance with those commitments, examining the practice of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights from its.

Kois, L., ‘ Article 18 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights: A Progressive Approach to Women's Human Rights ', East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights 2 () –29 Kongolo, T., ‘ WTO Doha Ministerial Declaration and Intellectual Property: African Perspectives ’, African Yearbook of International Law 9 ( Cited by: The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (“the Commission”) is mandated with the protection and promotion of human and peoples’ rights in Africa.

It is also responsible for the interpretation of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (“the African Charter. South Africa is a member of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). To date it has fostered a good working relationship with the OAU on topics of mutual interest such as the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights and the question of peace-keeping forces.The African charter provided for the establishment of the African Commission On Human and Peoples’ Rights.

The commission often used to refer to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights was established on 29th July and is currently based in Banjul, the Gambia.The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) was based on the Banjul Charter which is the regional human rights protectors of human rights for Africa.

The charter has twenty-nine articles that go into great detail on the rights and freedoms that follow a strict code of non-discrimination.