The African Commission: Promotional Mandate

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9780199218585
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191696107 | DOI:
The African Commission: Promotional Mandate

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The examination of state reports is the core of the Commission's ‘promotional’ mandate. In addition, special mechanisms, promotional visits, the adoption of resolutions, seminars and conferences, and publications are discussed. The relationship between the Commission, NGOs, and national human rights institutions is also highlighted.

Keywords: African Commission; people's rights; human rights; state reports

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Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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