Who can become a member

Individuals, Non-Governmental Organizations, National Human Rights Institutions, Law Society, Bar Association, Law Firm and Universities engaged and interested in the promotion and protection of human rights can become members of the Coalition.

Membership Fee

The annual membership fee is US$ 100 for organizations and US$ 50 for individuals. Failure of membership fees payment for 2 years gives the Executive Committee the power to exclude the member from the Coalition as member.

How to become a member

Only filled Coalition Membership Form will be processed by the Membership Sub-Committee in order to be granted a membership. The filled Coalition Membership Form has to be sent to the Coalition Secretariat.

Membership Benefits

Attend General Assembly meetings; attend capacity building trainings; participate to researches activities and legal assistance for victims before the African Court if having the expertise; assist in organizing Coalition advocacy missions, training workshops and sensitization missions of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Court) for purposes of bringing awareness of the Court in different places namely national and regional, to emphasize on the ratification and declaration of Article 34(6) of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Establishment of an African Court; get updated with latest Coalition activities and publications, African Union, African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights and African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of Child(ACERWC) and RECs courts and tribunals news and information as well as other regional groups relevant human rights feeds and can apply and participate to variety of opportunities and activities coming along with the feeds both legal activities, socio cultural and economic. Organizations members can become Executive Committee Member or Focal Point of the Coalition.

Members do not become liable for any of the obligations and liabilities of the Coalition solely by virtue of their status as members of the Coalition.