State of the Union (SOTU) is a coalition of 10 civil society organizations that advocate for the ratification, domestication and implementation of key African Union (AU) treaties and legal instruments. They range from governance, political, social and economic rights, to peace and security and development. Fourteen of them – 10 legal instruments, 4 policy standards – if implemented have tremendous promise for the lives of millions of Africans.
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is Nigeria’s implementing partner of the SOTU project.
Coalition members are:
Arab Institute for Human Rights (AIHR) – Tunisia
Centre Civil Society Learning and Capacity Building (CESC) – Mozambique
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) – Nigeria
Collectif des Ligues et Association de Defense des Droits de I’Homme au (CLADHO) – Rwanda
Eye for Development (EFD) and Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) – Malawi
Fahamu – Kenya
Human Rights Institute of South Africa (HURISA) – South Africa