The Delegation is led by Hon. Dr. P. D.Parirenyatwa, Minister of Health and Child Care (Senator) Head of delegation, accompanied by Dr NyashaMasuka, Acting Principal Director Preventives Services; Ms Anne Musiiwa, National Programme of Action for Children Coordinator; Mrs A. Mufukare, Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education; Mrs Manyanya, Ministry of Finance; Mr.S. Muchemenyi, Registrar General Department; Mrs B.P. Nyamunda, Registrar General Department; Mr. T. Chinake, Public Service Labor and Social Welfare; Ms K. Jiri, Ministry of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs; Ms T. D. S. Chiwenga, Ministry of Justice Legal and Parliamentary.
Rwanda is among the few countries that have submitted both their initial and periodic reports on the implementation of the Charter.
Indeed, Article 43 of the African children’s Charter on Reporting Procedure states that “ 1. Every State Party to the present Charter shall undertake to submit to the Committee through the Secretary-General of the Organization of African Unity, reports on …the measures they have adopted which give effect to the provisions of this Charter and on the progress made in the enjoyment of these rights: (a) within two years of the entry into force of the Charter for the State Party concerned: and (b) and thereafter, every three years.”
Consideration of Namibia State Party report. Namibian delegation represented by Ms. Martha Mbombo, Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Gender and Child Welfare, Ms. Helena Andjamba, Director of Child Welfare and Chris Harris, Senior Legal Officer at the Ministry of Justice.
Day 2: ACERWC 25th Session. State Parties representatives of Madagascar presented their Initial Reports on the implementation of the African children’s Charter in their respective countries.The Madagascar delegation was headed by H.E Minister of Justice Noeline RAMANANTENASOA, accompanied by M. Lucien RAKOTONIAINA, Director of Human Rights and International Relations, and Mrs. Mme Laurette LALAHARINIVO, Director of Legislative Reform in the Ministry of Justice.
The representative of the Commissioner of Social Affairs reading Commissioner’s remarks at the Opening of the 25th Ordinary Session of the Committee. “The AUC is battling on different warfronts to create an Africa fit for children according to the ACERWC slogan“