30May

Human Rights Institutions In West Africa Congregate in Ghana

Accra, May 30, GNA National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in West Africa and the Sahel Regions, have started a regional consultation to scrutinize performances with respect to the principles relating to the promotion and protection of human rights. Ms Josephine Nkrumah, Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) who chaired the occasion, charged […]

29May

Regional Consultation of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa

  The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice is hosting heads of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in West Africa, in Accra, Ghana, at the Best Western Premiere Hotel to assess their performances with respect to the “Principles Relating to NHRIs for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights” of 1993 in line with […]

23May

Regional Consultation of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa – Accra, Ghana

Background and Justification In West Africa and the Sahel regions, National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) play an important role in promoting and protecting human rights through a close and strategic partnership with the United Nations and other regional organizations including OHCHR, UNOWAS, and ECOWAS. One of the key responsibilities of NHRIs articulated in the “Principles […]

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 […]

01Apr

RTI law will help CHRAJ actualise its vision – Director

RTI law will help CHRAJ actualise its vision – Director By Afedzi Abdullah/ Isaac Asirifi, GNA Cape Coast, March 29, GNA – The passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill into law would go a long way to help the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) actualise its vision of ensuring accountability, […]