Declarations

Article 34 of the Protocol [Ratification] stipulates that “at the time of ratification of this Protocol or any time thereafter, the State shall make a declaration accepting the competence of the Court to receive cases under Article 5(3) of this Protocol. The Court shall not receive any petition under article 5(3) involving a State which has not made such a declaration.” Article 5(3) states as follows: “The Court may entitle relevant Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with observer status before the Commission, and individuals to institute cases directly before it, in accordance with article 34(6) of this Protocol.

NoCountrySignatureDepositDeclarationwithdrawals
1Burkina Faso14 Jul 199828 Jul 1998Download
2Malawi09 Sep 200809 Oct 2008Download
3Mali05 Fev 201019 Fev 2010Download
4Tanzania 09 Mar 201029 Mar 2010Download14 Nov 2019
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5Ghana09 Fev 201110 Mar 2011Download
6Rwanda22 Jan 201306 Fev 2013Download24 Fev 2016
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7Cote d’Ivoire19 Jun 201323 Jul 2013Download28 Apr 2020
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8Benin22 May 201408 Fev 2016Download24 Mar 2020
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9Tunisia13 Apr 2017Download
10Gambia 23 Oct 201802 Fev 2020Download
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