About

The Angola Human Rights Training Project aims to consolidate, strengthen and sustain a culture of human rights in Angola by strengthening the knowledge of human rights in the government, academia, media and civil society organizations, whilst also promoting cooperation between the various actors in Angola.

The Human Rights Education Project Portal is an online platform hosting relevant human rights content including course material, literature and e-learning on human rights. The Research page hosts a large database of academic sources and publications on various topics related to  human rights, and the Resources page contains relevant human rights treaties, websites, courses, and internal resources to further your knowledge. To keep up with the events of the project, please visit the News and Gallery pages.

Media Diploma Course 2019

This year’s Media Diploma Course took place in Oslo from the 7th to 11th October. Topics covered current challenges relating to freedom of expression globally as well as freedom of expression and the media in sub-Saharan Africa in particular.

Human Rights Treaty Ratification

From 2nd October 2019, Angola is now considered to be part of the following conventions: Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment; Convention on the elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination, and the Second...

Workshop on Regional Human Rights Systems

On September 5th a workshop was held at the Kangonjo Higher Polytechnic Institute (ISKA) on “Regional Human Rights Systems: the African System vs. the European System”.

Oslo Diploma Course 2019

The ODC, part of the Angola Human Rights Project, is a three-week intensive course on international human rights law for participants from the Angolan government, civil society and academia. The 2019 Oslo Diploma Course (ODC) took place from the 15th to 31st May in Oslo, Norway, with 12 participants from Government and civil society in Angola.

Angola and UN Treaty Bodies

In 2019, Angola reported to the ICCPR and CEDAW. Both reviews took place in February and March, and the concluding observations from both the CEDAW committee and Human Rights Committee have now been published.