ACERWC is an African Union Organ mandated to monitor the implementation of the Charter as well as promote and protect children’s rights in Africa.
The Committee holds sessions to deliberate on issues and undertake its mandates.
State reporting is an intergral and important part of the mechanism for monitoring, implementation of and compliance with international and regional human rights treaties.
A communication is a complaint that can be submitted before the Committee regarding an alleged violation of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (Charter) against a State Party.
The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child undertakes various missions to States.
Day of the African Child (DAC) was instituted in 1991 by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the OAU in memory of the 16th June 1976 student uprising in Soweto, South Africa.
ACERWC is mandated “to cooperate with other African, international, and regional Institutions and organizations concerned with the promotion and protection of the rights and welfare of the child.”
This Section provides a complete overview of Studies, Publications, and Woking documents of ACERWC
Africa’s Agenda for Children: Fostering an Africa Fit for Children elaborates on the vision of Agenda 2063 in respect of children.
The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child draws its mandate from articles 32-46 of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, which was adopted by the Heads of State and Government of the OAU on 11th July 1990 and came into force on 29th November 1999.
In the past few years, there has been an increase in internet usage globally and the internet has become a key public infrastructure that has the potential to connect people,
The African Committee of Experts on the Right and welfare of the Child's Working Groups Meeting is taking place from 21-22 November ahead of the highly anticipated 40th Ordinary session of the committee.
RÉSOLUTION NO 19/2022 DU GROUPE DE TRAVAIL DU CAEDBE SUR LES ENFANTS VIVANTS AVEC UN HANDICAP PORTANT SUR LA SITUATION DES ENFANTS ATTEINTS D'ALBINISME EN AFRIQUE
RESOLUTION NO. 17/2022 OF THE ACERWC WORKING GROUP ON CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AND BUSINESS ON THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF CHILDREN’S RIGHTS IN THE DIGITAL SPHERE IN AFRICA
RESOLUTION NO 16/2022 OF THE ACERWC WORKING GROUP ON IMPLEMENTATION OF DECISIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE AFRICAN COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF THE CHILD:
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RESOLUTION N° 18/2022 OF THE ACERWC WORKING GROUP ON CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE TO INTEGRATE A CHILD RIGHTS-BASED APPROACH INTO CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION
Fact-finding mission in the Republic of Malawi to assess the situation of children with albinism.