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.

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).

Ratification of international human rights treaties

The Angolan Council of Ministers has today announced that they have approved the ratification of international human rights treaties.