The African Judicial Dialogue Comes Off in Arusha This Nov


The Third African Judicial Dialogue, organised by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights under the auspices of the African Union (AU), which was earlier planned from November 8th to 10 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, will now be held from November 9 to 11 at Arusha, Tanzania.

The Dialogue will be attended by about 150 delegates from AU Member States, including Chief Justices, Presidents of Supreme and Constitutional Courts from the 55 AU Member States, as well as regional and international judicial bodies and other relevant stakeholders.

This year’s theme of the biennial meeting is: ‘’Improving Judicial Efficiency in Africa’’ and is a follow up to the first edition held in November 2013 in Arusha, Tanzania, and second in November 2015, also in Arusha.

‘’The overall objective of the Dialogue is to explore ways of enhancing judicial efficiency in Africa,’’ said Justice Sylvain Oré, President of the African Court told the CDA Consult.

He added that the three-day meeting would provide an important forum for Africa’s top judiciary officials to exchange experiences on the on-going continental judicial reforms, trends on human rights jurisprudence, continuing judicial education and management of judicial institutions on the continent.

The African Dialogue is organized in collaboration with the World Bank, the German Cooperation (GiZ) and the European Union (EU).

Source: CDA Consult

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