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Tuesday, May 12 • 11:00 - 12:30
4F: Consultation: Informing the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) Guidelines on Freedom of Association and Assembly
Limited Capacity seats available

The ACHPR’s Study Group on Freedom of Association and Assembly drafted a report on the state of the freedom of association and assembly in Africa, which was adopted by the ACHPR in May 2014.  The Study Group has now turned its attention to drafting implementation guidelines that will serve as a basis for national legislation. This session will provide participants with a unique opportunity to provide input into the guidelines.

Resource Materials:

  1. ACHPR Report of the Study Group on Freedom of Association and Assembly in Africa
  2. ACHPR Study Group on Freedom of Association
  3. OSCE Joint Guidelines on Freedom of Association
  4. OSCE Guidelines on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

Facilitators
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Emerson Sykes

Legal Advisor – Africa, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
Emerson Sykes is the Legal Advisor for Africa programs at the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). He is responsible for providing technical legal assistance for programs in Sub-Saharan Africa, developing and administering ICNL programs in the region, representing ICNL... Read More →

Speakers
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Natalia Bourjaily

Vice President – Eurasia, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
Natalia I. Bourjaily is Vice President - Eurasia of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) in Washington D.C, starting from 1997. She has provided technical assistance in drafting laws and provided educational and legal assistance in all NIS countries. She assisted... Read More →
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John Foley

Advocacy and Research Manager, East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project
John Foley is the Advocacy and Research Manager for the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project, and coordinates the organization’s national, regional, and international advocacy activities, including at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, and at the... Read More →


Tuesday May 12, 2015 11:00 - 12:30 CEST
Room C1 Clarion Sign Hotel