Implementation of decision 1015 of the African Union

During the African Union (AU) Summit held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, from 25 June to 2 July 2018, the AU Executive Council adopted its Decision on the Report on the Joint Retreat of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC) and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Commission). The decision endorsed the recommendations that emanated from a joint retreat, held in June 2018, by the African Commission and the PRC, in accordance with AU Decision 995. The AU Executive Council Decision 1015, was primarily targeted at the African Commission. However, Decision 1015 also included obligations for states and the other two human rights organs of the AU.

With respect to the African Commission, AU Executive Council Decision 1015 recommends that:

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