2014 (May) - 2020 (April)
African Member of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention appointed by the Human Rights Council on 8 May 2014 for a 3-year mandate which was extended until May 2020.
From May 2016 to April 2017, I have assumed the Presidency of the Working Group.
The overall mandate of the Working Group is to investigate cases of arbitrary detention, to take appropriate action to help end the violation and to promote worldwide enforcement of the prohibition of arbitrary detention. See the website of the Working Group (http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Detention/Pages/WGADIndex.aspx).