Cameroon

National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms

Mandate

The National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms is an independent institution for consultation, monitoring, evaluation, dialogue, concerted action, promotion and protection in the domain of human rights. The Commission was first enshrined by Presidential Decree No 90-1459, then by law No. 2004/016, November 8th 1990 for the decree, then 22 July 2004 for the law.

Functions

Amongst other duties the Commission receives denunciations of human rights violations, conducts inquiries and inspects penitentiary establishments, popularises human rights instruments, liaises with NGOs and proposes measures to the authorities in area of human rights.

Contact Information

www.cndhl.cm

cndhl@iccnet.cm

National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms,
Parc Repiquet
SGBC Building, 2nd floor
P.O Box 20317, Yaounde
Cameroon
Tel: +237 22 22 61 17
Fax: +237 22 22 60 82