Tunisia to take part in 6th African Judicial Dialogue in Algeria

Tunisia will take part in the 6th African Judicial Dialogue, scheduled for November 20-22 in the Algerian capital, Algiers.

This biennial event is organised by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (CAfDHP).

A large number of participants from various sectors of the judicial and human rights systems of the African Continent are expected in this meeting.

Tunisian jurist Rafaa Ben Achour is invited to the event in his capacity as a judge at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (CAfDHP).

The Algiers Dialogue will also bring together presidents of supreme courts and constitutional courts, as well as representatives of regional and international judicial authorities from the 54 Member States of the African Union (AU).

Placed under the theme: “Reinforcement of Human Rights in Africa: Jurisprudence of the African Court,” the Dialogue aims to improve the networking of judicial authorities, information sharing and the sound administration of justice on the Continent.

It should also identify t
he main human rights issues currently facing Africa, with a view to finding the right responses.

Dialogue activities will be conducted in French, Arabic, English, Portuguese and Spanish to facilitate communication, active participation and constructive exchanges during the discussions.

On the agenda are topical human rights issues such as “Election disputes: The role of the judiciary,” “Migration, internally displaced persons and refugees in Africa,” “Terrorism and human rights protection.”

The CAfDHP is a continental court set up by the African Union member states to ensure the protection of human and peoples’ rights in Africa. It is made up of eleven judges from member states. The Court began its activities in 2006 and has its permanent seat in Arusha, Tanzania.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

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