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ACHPR Delegation to Visit Republic of Côte d’Ivoire on Human Rights Promotion Mission

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR or the Commission) has issued a press release outlining a human rights promotion mission that is to be undertaken by its Committee on the Protection of the Rights of People Living With HIV (PLHIV) and Those at Risk, Vulnerable to and Affected by HIV (the HIV/AIDS Committee). The mission is to take place within the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire and starts today until 28th May 2016.

The delegation will consist of the following: Honourable Commissioner Soyata Maiga, Vice-Chairperson of the Commission and Chairperson of the HIV/AIDS Committee (Head of Delegation), Honourable Commissioner Reine Alapini Gansou, Member of the HIV/AIDS Committee and Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders in Africa and Mr Patrick Michael Eba, Expert Member of the HIV/AIDS Committee and UNAIDS personnel.

At the end of the visit, the delegation will present the initial findings from the mission to the competent authorities and will hold a press conference. It is expected that the delegation will present its conclusions in an in-depth report that will be submitted to the ACHPR at a future session.

Click below to learn more about the mission by reading the official ACHPR press release:


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Text source: (18th May 2016)

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