Signing of a memorandum of understanding under which Mauritania will host the 62nd session of the ACHPR

Nouakchott, 11/01/2018 - The Commissioner for Human Rights and Humanitarian Action, Mr. CheikhTourad Ould Abdel Malick, and the Secretary General of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Dr. Mary Maboreke signed late Thursday afternoon in Nouakchott a memorandum of understanding under which Mauritania will host the work of the 62nd session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) will hold in the period between 25 April and 9 May 2018 in Nouakchott.
The Commissioner specified, in a word for the circumstance, that the agreement reflects the sincere desire of the President of the Republic, Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, to strengthen and protect the rights of man and people in our continent, underlining that the Government will ensure the implementation of the provisions of the Memorandum of understanding and continue to support African efforts to respect these rights and strengthen democracy and good governance.
The Secretary General of the African Commission on Human and Peoples ’Rights, thanked the Government of Mauritania for the important action taken to organize the 62nd session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, noting that the purpose of his visit is to inquire closely about the current preparations for this session.
She said that she had visited the congress palace, the hotels and residences that would welcome the participating delegations to reassure herself on these preparations, noting that Mauritania is a partner of the Commission and noting its satisfaction for the reception by Mauritania of this meeting.
The protocol provides, among other things, the guarantees offered by Mauritania for the organization of this session and the facilities for obtaining visas for participants in addition to the provision of means of transport and places of residence just as it provides for the contribution of the ACHPR.
The signing ceremony was attended by the Assistant Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr. Rassoul Ould El Khal, the members of the organizing committee of the session and the delegation accompanying the Secretary General of the ACHPR.






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