African Union Convention on Cybersecurity and Personal Data Protection

The African Union Convention on Cybersecurity and Personal Data Protection was adopted the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union which concluded in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on 27 June 2014. The Convention, which substantively brings the language of ‘privacy’ at this level seeks to establish a legal framework for Cyber-security and Personal [...]

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The Transitional Justice Second International Conference Report, 2013

From 9 to 11 October 2013, over 64 organisations representing a cross-section of transitional justice stakeholders, converged in Johannesburg to interrogate the question of how to make Zimbabwe’s National Peace and Reconciliation Commission competent and effective.  Running under the theme; Truth Commissions: the Best Practices, the conference benefitted from the experiences of commissioners from Kenya, [...]

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UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture – 26 June 2014

The commemoration was held in Mutasa, Manicaland Province and attended by a host of stakeholders that included traditional leaders, members of the public and CSOs. The message of peace and freedom from torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment was well received by the stakeholders. Read more…UN International Day in Support of Victims of [...]

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EU-Africa Summit 2014

The 4th EU-Africa Summit brought together more than 60 EU and African leaders, and a total of 90 delegations, to discuss the future of EU-Africa relations and reinforce links between the two continents. In the summit declaration, leaders highlighted the close nature of EU-Africa relations and the shared values of democracy, respect for human rights, [...]

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