ARUSHA, TANZANIA – The stage is set for a remarkable three-day gathering of champions for human rights, democracy, and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies (ACDHRS), in partnership with the African Commission for Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR), proudly announces the “Forum on the Participation of NGOs in the 77th Ordinary Sessions of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and 42nd African Human Rights Book Fair,” taking place from October 16th to 18th, 2023, at the prestigious Arusha International Conference Center.
Diverse voices will converge at this event, bringing together representatives from African civil society and NGOs, international organizations, youth advocates, human rights champions, academics, and media professionals. The common goal is to foster cooperation and strengthen the protection and promotion of human rights in Africa, guided by the theme of “ACCELERATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA IMPLEMENTATION,” aligning with the African Union’s focus for 2023.
What to Expect: In-depth Insights: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the state of human rights, democracy, and the rule of law in Africa through thought-provoking discussions and presentations.
Network and Partner: Forge meaningful connections and collaborative partnerships with fellow participants and stakeholders, further enhancing the impact of your work.
Recommendations and Resolutions: Propose and adopt recommendations and resolutions that will be presented at the opening of the 77th Ordinary Session, shaping the human rights landscape in Africa.
Annual African Human Rights Book Fair: Delve into the latest publications and research in the field of human rights at the 42nd African Human Rights Book Fair.