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The African Ombudsman Centre (A.O.C.)

2.The African Ombudsman Centre (A.O.C.)
The headquarters of the Centre are located at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa.
Its main objectives are: 
to encourage the establishment, development and promotion of the Ombudsman Institution in Africa;
to promote the study of the activities, obligations and problems of Ombudsman Offices in Africa;
to mobilize funds both locally and internationally for the achievement of the objectives of the Centre;
to promote respect for and observance of Human Rights;
to be the secretariat of the African Ombudsman for the Regional and Sub-Regional Conferences;
to foster affiliation and maintain liaison with other Ombudsman Offices and Institutes, International Bodies and Organisations interested in the progress of Ombudsman activities and Human Rights;
to identify and carry out any other relevant activities which the Members may deem appropriate.
Such objectives are achieved essentially through the organisation of regional and sub-regional conferences, seminars, training courses, research and documentation, and cooperation with other institutions having similar objectives.