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Election of new members of the CNDH by the National Assembly – TOGOTOPNEWS- Reliable and constructive information in one click

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Election of new members of the CNDH by the National Assembly – TOGOTOPNEWS- Reliable and constructive information in one click

The National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has new members. They are elected this Friday, March 15, 2024 during a plenary session at the National Assembly chaired by Yawa Djigbodi Tsègan in the presence of the Minister of Human Rights, Citizenship Training and Relations with the Institutions of the Republic, Pacôme Adjourouvi.

At the end of the vote, the positions of Environmental Protection and Health are occupied respectively by Kolani Nakodjoua and Adjodi Anabadédi. Law and Justice is entrusted to Attiso Afi and Kodjo Gnambi Garba; Human Sciences to Aissah-Assih Tembe Ashira Irène and Defense of Human Rights to Azambo Badabossia, Bouraima Adjidjatou, Kadja Abalodjam and Sanvee Ohini Kwao Didi.

In accordance with the new article of the organic law relating to the CNDH, the commission is composed of nine (9) members including, at least, four (4) personalities of each sex with proven practical skills in the position they aspire to occupy. .

According to Pacôme Adjourouvi, this election breathes “new life and contributes to the consolidation of democracy and the rule of law. It portends the effective consideration of gender in the next regional and legislative elections,” he commented.

Elevated to the rank of Institutions of the Republic by the Constitution of 1992, the CNDH’s missions are to promote and protect human rights, to prevent torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment in places of deprivation of freedom or any other place that it has identified. The term of office of members is three (03) years, renewable once. It is not revocable.

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