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.

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.

UCAN Legal Clinic and Training Course on Human Rights

The Secretary of State for Human Rights and Citizenship, Dr. Ana Celeste C. Januário, participated on April 8 of this year in the Opening of the Training Course on Human Rights 2019 of the members of the Legal Clinic of the Catholic University of Angola (FDUCAN)....

Angola commits to the protection of defenders of environmental human rights

Angola has joined the promoters of the United Nations Resolution, "Recognizing the contribution of human rights defenders to the enjoyment of human rights, with the support of a dossier" (A / HRC / 40/11), adopted by consensus during the 40th Human Rights Annulment...

Angola CEDAW review

On 27th February 2019, Angola participated in the review of their 7th periodic report on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).