Lieu: Southern Sun Elangeni& Maharani Nous vous invitons à notre 8ème conférence annuelle, la Conférence des juristes d’Afrique, qui réunit d’éminents juristes et des associations de juristes de toute l'Afrique ainsi que des invités de part le monde, des professionnels des droits de l’homme et de la bonne  gouvernance. Cette année, PALU tiendra également son...

“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,...

 « 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...

The documented history of the legal profession in Africa is that, previously, from the 1970s, there were a number of continental-level lawyers’ associations, which were divided along linguistic lines. They were of course weak, due to the small number of lawyers then, as well as the significant cost, and other difficulties, of travel across the...

 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....

L'Union panafricaine des avocats (PALU/UPA), l'organisme continental par excellence des avocats en Afrique, condamne dans les termes les plus fermes les récentes attaques xénophobes contre les étrangers, pour la plupart d'autres Africains, qui ont été menées par une petite section de la société sud-africaine. Nous demandons instamment une action forte et soutenue des gouvernements centraux...

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)...

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...

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...

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...