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PRESS RELEASE: “Put Your Money Where Your Mouths Are”- Citizens Tell State Parties to the African Anti-Corruption Convention

“Put your money where your mouths are”- citizens tell state parties to the African Anti-Corruption Convention December 15, 2016-Arusha, as the world celebrated International Anti-Corruption Day, over 75 individuals representing African social movements including youth and faith based organisations, civil society organisations, the academia and research institutions, members of parliament, government officials, African constitutional bodies, […]

Communiqué de presse: « Joignez l’acte à la parole », disent les citoyens aux États parties à la Convention de l’Union africaine contre la corruption

 « Joignez l’acte à la parole », disent les citoyens aux États parties à la Convention de l’Union africaine contre la corruption. Le 15 décembre 2016, à Arusha, à l’occasion de la célébration mondiale de la Journée internationale de la lutte contre la corruption, plus de 75 personnes représentant des mouvements sociaux africains, y compris les jeunes […]

Call for Papers: Implementation of the African Union Convention on Combatting and Preventing Corruption- AUCPCC

The Multi Sectoral Working Group on Combatting Corruption – East Africa Region invites submissions of papers on the implementation of the AUCPCC; the opportunities available to state parties, the challenges that impede adoption and effective implementation as well as  best approaches to adaptation and moving the Convention from intended policy to actual practice. The objective […]

Condolence Of The Citizens Of East African Community (EAC) On The Assassination Of Hon. Ms. Hafsa Mossi, Other High-Profile Burundians, As Well As Ordinary Burundian Citizens, In The Republic Of Burundi

 We, the undersigned Burundian and Pan-African organizations, resident in the East African Community (EAC), convey our sincere condolences to you, to all the Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), and to the people of Burundi on the brutal and shocking assassination, on 13th July 2016, of your colleague, the Hon. Ms. Hafsa Mossi. […]

#Africa4Burundi Joint Statement to the 17th EAC Heads of State Summit

On Monday 29th February 2016, Burundian Civil Society Organisations’ and International Organisations, including the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU), presented a Joint Statement during a press conference at Palace Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania concerning the 17th Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community (EAC), on the humanitarian crisis in Burundi. The seventeen (17) […]

#Africa4Burundi Déclaration Conjointe pour le 17ème Sommet des Chefs d’Etat de la CEA

Lundi 29 février 2016, des Organisations de la Société Civile Burundaise et des Organisations Internationales, incluant l’union panafricaine des avocats (l’UPA/PALU), ont présenté une déclaration conjointe lors d’une conférence de presse à l’Hôtel Palace, à Arusha, en Tanzanie, concernant le 17ème Sommet des Chefs d’Etat de la Communauté Est Africaine (CEA), sur le crise humanitaire […]

Press Release: Burundi CSOs Statements during the Extraordinary Summit of EAC Heads of State on the Situation in Burundi

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Burundi have issued the following statements during the Extraordinary Summit of East African Community (EAC) Heads of State, which took place in Tanzania on 30 and 31 May 2015, calling for immediate actions to address the ongoing crisis in Burundi: Urgent Appeal to the EAC Heads of State from Burundian […]

Two Judgements of the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) against the Government of Burundi

Earlier today the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) delivered two Judgements, against the Government of Burundi, in the following cases: – EACJ Reference No. 7 of 2013: Burundian Journalists Union (BJU) (Applicant) vs. Attorney General of Burundi (Respondent) EACJ Reference No. 1 of 2014: East Africa Law Society (EALS) (Applicant) vs. Attorney General of Burundi (1st Respondent) and the Secretary General […]

Communique of the Inaugural Colloquium of Legal Scholars on the African Human Rights System

Communique of the Inaugural Colloquium Of Legal Scholars On The African Human Rights System, convened by The Pan African Lawyers Union, in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania. Legal scholars and practitioners including representatives of African Academic Institutions, Bar Associations, Law Societies and Legal and Human Rights Organizations gathered in Arusha, United Repubic Of Tanzania on […]