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AFRICAN COURT BEGINS 54th ORDINARY SESSION ON MONDAY

Thursday, 29 August 2019 13:48

Arusha, 29 August, 2019: The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will begin its 54th Ordinary Session on Monday, 2 September 2019, at its Seat in Arusha, Tanzania.

The Session is also expected to review the preparations for the Fourth African Judicial Dialogue slated for October 30 to 1 November 2019 in Kampala, Uganda, under the theme: ‘’Tackling Contemporary Human Rights Issues: The Role of the Judiciary in Africa’’.  

The Judicial Dialogue brings together the Chief Justices and the Presidents of Constitutional Courts of the AU Member States.

The Judges will also discuss the progress on the First International Court Forum on Human Rights to be held from 4 to 5 November in Zanzibar. The Forum will involve the Judges of the African Court, the Inter-American Court and the European Court of Human Rights.


NOTES FOR EDITORS:
1.  The Court is composed of eleven Judges, nationals of Member States of the African Union elected in their individual capacity.
2. The Court meets four times a year in Ordinary Sessions and may hold Extra-Ordinary Sessions.
3. The Judicial Dialogue is biennial event, institutionalised by the African Union. This is the first time that the event will be hosted outside the Seat of the African Court.

Further information on the Court can be obtained from the Court’s website at www.african-court.org.

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