Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Africa http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Africa: New Regional Anti-Piracy Agreement http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403634_text Treaties and International Agreements/Maritime ; Piracy - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403634_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Pan-African Parliament to Become Continent-Wide Legislative Body http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402393_text Legislative power - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU).... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402393_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa; France: French Supreme Court Authorizes Corruption Investigation of Three African Heads of State http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402378_text Government ethics and transparency - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On November 9, 2010, the criminal chamber of the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, overruled the decision of the Indictment Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal of October 29,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 17 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402378_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Joint Statement on Climate Change Agenda Issued http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402341_text Environmental protection - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On November 9, 2010, the criminal chamber of the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, overruled the decision of the Indictment Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal of October 29, It was reported on October 24, 2010, that a joint committee comprising the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a Consensus Statement on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 28 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402341_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Adherence to Rule of Law in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa Measured http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402324_text Legal systems - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On November 9, 2010, the criminal chamber of the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, overruled the decision of the Indictment Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal of October 29, It was reported on October 24, 2010, that a joint committee comprising the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a Consensus Statement on On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 20 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402324_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Draft HIV Law for East African Community http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401721_text HIV-AIDS - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On November 9, 2010, the criminal chamber of the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, overruled the decision of the Indictment Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal of October 29, It was reported on October 24, 2010, that a joint committee comprising the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a Consensus Statement on On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is The East African Community (EAC) is drafting a law to provide a joint, regional response to HIV AIDS treatment for persons as they move freely across EAC Member States' borders. The EAC, headquartered in Arusha, Tanzania,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401721_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Countries to Harmonize Laws on Arms Control http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401561_text Firearms and explosives - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On November 9, 2010, the criminal chamber of the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, overruled the decision of the Indictment Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal of October 29, It was reported on October 24, 2010, that a joint committee comprising the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a Consensus Statement on On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is The East African Community (EAC) is drafting a law to provide a joint, regional response to HIV AIDS treatment for persons as they move freely across EAC Member States' borders. The EAC, headquartered in Arusha, Tanzania, It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 10 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401561_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Conference to Craft Common Negotiating Position on Climate Change http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401520_text Environmental protection - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On November 9, 2010, the criminal chamber of the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, overruled the decision of the Indictment Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal of October 29, It was reported on October 24, 2010, that a joint committee comprising the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a Consensus Statement on On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is The East African Community (EAC) is drafting a law to provide a joint, regional response to HIV AIDS treatment for persons as they move freely across EAC Member States' borders. The EAC, headquartered in Arusha, Tanzania, It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. It was reported on August 24, 2009, that representatives and experts of ten African nations have convened a meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to forge a common stance on climate change before the United Nations conference... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 25 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401520_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Model Law Criminalizing HIV/AIDS Transmission Under Criticism http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401489_text HIV-AIDS - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On November 9, 2010, the criminal chamber of the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, overruled the decision of the Indictment Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal of October 29, It was reported on October 24, 2010, that a joint committee comprising the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a Consensus Statement on On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is The East African Community (EAC) is drafting a law to provide a joint, regional response to HIV AIDS treatment for persons as they move freely across EAC Member States' borders. The EAC, headquartered in Arusha, Tanzania, It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. It was reported on August 24, 2009, that representatives and experts of ten African nations have convened a meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to forge a common stance on climate change before the United Nations conference According to a news report dated August 8, 2009, the Model Law for HIV/AIDS, a document drafted during a 2005 workshop in Chad in which 18 countries from western and central Africa participated, is coming under... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 14 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401489_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations; Africa: Action Against Child Trafficking Urged http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540115_text Human trafficking - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On November 9, 2010, the criminal chamber of the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, overruled the decision of the Indictment Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal of October 29, It was reported on October 24, 2010, that a joint committee comprising the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a Consensus Statement on On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is The East African Community (EAC) is drafting a law to provide a joint, regional response to HIV AIDS treatment for persons as they move freely across EAC Member States' borders. The EAC, headquartered in Arusha, Tanzania, It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. It was reported on August 24, 2009, that representatives and experts of ten African nations have convened a meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to forge a common stance on climate change before the United Nations conference According to a news report dated August 8, 2009, the Model Law for HIV/AIDS, a document drafted during a 2005 workshop in Chad in which 18 countries from western and central Africa participated, is coming under Speaking at an international meeting on trafficking in children and armed conflict, Antonio Maria Costa, the head of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, urged West and Central African states to protect their children. He... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540115_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Death Penalty Developments http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540125_text Capital punishment - On June 25, 2013, in an effort to help prevent piracy and other illegal maritime actions in West and Central Africa, participants in the Summit of the Gulf It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On November 9, 2010, the criminal chamber of the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, overruled the decision of the Indictment Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal of October 29, It was reported on October 24, 2010, that a joint committee comprising the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a Consensus Statement on On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is The East African Community (EAC) is drafting a law to provide a joint, regional response to HIV AIDS treatment for persons as they move freely across EAC Member States' borders. The EAC, headquartered in Arusha, Tanzania, It was reported on September 7, 2009, that countries from Africa's Great Lakes region and the Horn are in the process of harmonizing their laws to better fight the spread of small arms across national borders. It was reported on August 24, 2009, that representatives and experts of ten African nations have convened a meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to forge a common stance on climate change before the United Nations conference According to a news report dated August 8, 2009, the Model Law for HIV/AIDS, a document drafted during a 2005 workshop in Chad in which 18 countries from western and central Africa participated, is coming under Speaking at an international meeting on trafficking in children and armed conflict, Antonio Maria Costa, the head of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, urged West and Central African states to protect their children. He The non-governmental human rights organization Amnesty International (AI) reported in October 2007 on various developments concerning capital punishment in five African countries. Most notably, Rwanda abolished the death penalty on July 27, 2007, resulting in the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540125_text