The following civil society organisations support the Pretoria Statement on the strengthening and reform of the UN human rights treaty body system.

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Organisations endorsing the Pretoria Statement:

  • Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF)
  • Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM)
  • Corporación Humanas - Centro Regional de Derechos Humanos y Justicia de Género
  • Mental Disability Advocacy Center
  • South African NGO Coalition 
  • Sonke Gender Justice Network – A coalition of NGOs with the following members  
    • Adult Learning Forum (ALF) 
    • Cape Metro health Forum (CMHF) 
    • Communities For Social Change (CSC) 
    • The Children’s Rights Movement 
    • South African Older Person's Forum (SAOPF) 
    • South African Youth Council (SAYC)
    • Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) 
    • Western Cape Network on Disability (WCND 
    • Community Connections
    • Volunteer Centre
    • The Advice Offices 
    • Rural Development Network
    • The Women’s Circle 
  • Child and Youth Care and Development 
  • South Sudan Human Rights Defenders Forum-SSHRDF
  • Community Empowerment for Progress Organization-CEPO
  • Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Forum
  • Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR)
  • Open Society Justice Initiative
  • People's Health Movement South Africa (PHM SA)
  • People's Health Movement Global 
  • Kenya Human Rights Commission
  • Conectas Direitos Humanos 
  • Atlas Council 
  • Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN)
  • International Disability Alliance
  • International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT)
  • International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)
  • Alkarama


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