07May

Outcome Document – Africa regional Forum on Sustainable development (ARFSD)

Outcome Document Side event at the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development: lessons learned for supporting a human rights-based approach to the SDGs CLICK LINK BELOW TO READ MORE: The side event took place on Thursday 18th April at the Africa regional Forum on Sustainable development (ARFSD). The event brought together representatives of the Office […]

20Apr

CHRAJ Calls For Decriminalisation Of Petty Offences

CHRAJ calls for decriminalisation of petty offences By Benjamin Adamafio Commey/Emmanuel Todd, GNA Accra, April 18, GNA – The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has called on stakeholders in the Criminal Justice System to decriminalise and declassify petty offences in order to meet the Africa Charter on Humans and Peoples’ Rights. It […]

08Mar

CHRAJ Holds Symposium to Commemorate International Women’s Day

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) today, joined the international community to commemorate the International Women’s Day. The Commission observing the day organised a symposium to examine and assess its activities in relation to the protection and projection of the rights of women within the Commission, as well as in Ghana and […]

16Jan

CHRAJ to seek interpretation in The Supreme Court on allocation of its budget

By Abigail Annoh – GhanaianTimes The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has hinted plans of going to the Supreme Court to seek interpretation into the allocation of budget to fund its operations. The Commissioner, Mr Joseph Whittal chided successive governments for breaches of constitutional provisions that enjoined the state to fund the […]

14Jan

70th ANNUAL NEW YEAR SCHOOL OPENS IN ACCRA TODAY

The Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, Mr. Joseph Whittal would be making a presentation on strengthening anti-corruption state institutions for national development, the main focus for the Conference, at the 70th Annual New Year School and Conference which opens today, Monday, January 14, 2018 in Accra.  General discussions, however, are […]

12Dec

‘Enforce compliance of NACAP’

Date: Dec 12 , 2018  BY: Philip Boateng Kessie – Graphic online The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has asked the Ministry of Finance to enforce compliance directives which mandate public sector institutions to implement the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP). In particular, the CHRAJ wants the ministry to enforce a directive […]

22Jul

NANHRI Engages CHRAJ On LGBTI Rights

A delegation from the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) has paid a two-day working visit to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on a follow-up exercise to assess the extent to which CHRAJ has integrated responses to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE) – related violence and […]

12Jul

CHRAJ Boss Slays Gov’t…For Failing To Empower Special Prosecutor

Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) Joseph Whittal has criticised government for failing to provide the Office of the Special Prosecutor with the necessary accoutrements to enable it function properly. Speaking in an interview on TV3‘s New Day on Wednesday, Mr Whittal expressed displeasure over how the Office is being […]