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(Advisory Opinion of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights’ on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indogeneous Peoples)
Commission Africaine des Droits de l’Homme et des Peuples, Ghana, May 2007, 13p.,
Origin : www.africa-union.org
cadhp-avis-juridique-autochtones-2007 [ .pdf (960 KiB) ]
Established by the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights which came into force on 21 October 1986 after its adoption in Nairobi (Kenya) in 1981 by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the Commission was officially inaugurated on 2nd November 1987 in Addis Ababa (Ethopia).
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights is charged with ensuring the promotion and protection of Human and Peoples’ Rights throughout the African Continent.