The Forum’s Members

The Forum’s membership is composed of the following four categories:

1. Full Institutional Members;
2. Associate Institutional Members;
3. Associate Individual Members; and
4. Honorary Members.

Full institutional membership is open to governmental National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI), parliaments, the business world, academic institutions, UNESCO Chairs, research institutes, centres and networks, UN Agencies, international organizations, regional organizations and other civil society organizations of Africa and the Arab region, that fully adhere to the Statutes and principles of the Forum.

Associate institutional membership is open to governmental and non-governmental institutions outside of Africa and the Arab States that are actively engaged in the promotion of democracy and human rights in Africa and the Arab region.

Associate individual membership is open to scholars and intellectuals involved in the promotion of democracy and human rights in Africa and the Arab region.

In addition, the Forum can from time to time award honorary membership to individuals in recognition of their contribution to the objectives of this initiative.

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