REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMESHURILAWS utilises regional and international mechanisms for protecting and promoting human rights including the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the UN treaty mechanisms.
HURILAWS is working to secure the ratification by Nigeria and the incorporation into Nigerian law of the international instruments establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights and the International Criminal Court.
HURILAWS promoted platforms to create linkages in the NGO community. HURILAWS organized a West African Human Rights Consultative Forum and collaborated with the Civil Liberties Organization [CLO] in hosting an African Democracy Forum (ADF) in Abuja in 2000. In July 2001,
HURILAWS, in collaboration with AFRONET and the CLO, hosted the first parallel OAU/AU NGO summit in Lusaka, Zambia.
HURILAWS holds Observer Status with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and has been participating at the Commission’s sessions since 1997.