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Condolences message on the death of Hon. Mohamed Hmeyada

March 3rd, 2019

The Committee has learnt with profound sadness the passing of our dear colleague and brother Honorable Mohamed Hmeyada, member of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC), on 02 March 2019 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

Honorable Mohamed Hmeyada joined the ACERWC in January 2016, and was appointed Special Rapporteur on Health, Welfare and development within the Committee. He will be remembered for his immense contribution in the advancement of children rights on our continent. We will miss a generous and humble colleague.

We salute your memory and thank you for your passionate service for the continent. We present our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones and the people of Mauritania.