The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) in collaboration with the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI), will host the 13th NANHRI Biennial Conference virtually in Zimbabwe from 3-5 November 2021.
This follows the 12th Biennial Conference which was hosted by the National Council for Human Rights of Egypt in Cairo from 5-6 November 2019 on the role of NHRIs in the Implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM). It culminated in the adoption of the Cairo Declaration and Action Plan on GCM. Among other issues, the Declaration stated that the 13th NANHRI Biennial Conference would be held in Harare, Zimbabwe, hosted by the ZHRC - the incoming chairperson. At the Cairo Conference, Dr. Elasto Hilarious Mugwadi, the Chairperson of the ZHRC, was elected by the General Assembly as the Vice Chairperson of NANHRI.