Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Protecting and Promoting Human rights in the Muslim World and Beyond

Mr. Adama Nana

Mr. Adama Nana

Mr. Adama is a magistrate from Burkina Faso who has held many senior positions in the judicial system of his country Burkina Faso. Since September 2011 he has served as Permanent Secretary of the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CIMDH) of Burkina Faso.

This interdepartmental committee is a body headed by the Minister in charge of human rights and its main mission is to provide technical support to the Government of Burkina Faso on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law issues.

It is therefore, for this body to facilitate the coordination of actions for the promotion and protection of human rights and international humanitarian law carried out by 17 ministries of Burkina Faso, to provide technical support for the preparation of reports due to the international bodies, as well as provide policy and strategic consultancy in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law.

Mr. Adama worked thrhough his carreer extensively in disseminating Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law at the national level, and monitored the implementation of international humanitarian law, and reviewed many legal draft text on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law before transmission to the Council of Ministers.

Mr. Adama holds a degree from Ecole Nationale d’Administration et de la Magistrature (ENAM) cycle A, BAC série D among others.

He is a trainer in Business and organizations Law for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA).

He is also a trainer at the International Development Law Institute (IDLI) in Rome (Italy).

Teaching assistant in many public and private universities in Burkina Faso, Mr Nana has accumulated throughout his career a sum of experiences on human rights and international humanitarian law.

Decorated with the medal of Chevalier of the National Order of Burkina Faso. He lives in Burkina Faso and is married with two children.

Mr. Adama Nana can be contacted at:

Magistrat, Secrétaire Permanent du Comité Interministériel de Droits Humains et du Droit International Humanitaire Commissaire expert de la Commission Permanente Indépendante de l’OCI 11 BP 852 CMS Ouagadougou 11 BURKINA FASO

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