Coalition Congolaise Contre la Peine de Mort (CCPM)
In their desire to promote the abolition of the death penalty in the Republic of Congo, Congolese abolitionists have formed a coalition called the Coalition Congolaise Contre la Peine de Mort, Congolese Coalition Against the Death Penalty (CCCPM). This coalition was created on October 02, 2019 in Brazzaville. Its main objectives are the promotion of the achievements of the abolition of the death penalty in the country; the strengthening of the action of appropriation of the achievements of the abolition of the death penalty and the coordination of the actions of national dimension through, the advocacy, the complementary lobbying carried out by the associations members of the coalition and finally the promotion of the adhesion of the Congolese associations and some individualities in the national, regional and international coalitions which fight for the abolition of the death penalty
Its main actions to achieve its objectives are to conduct advocacy missions with Congolese authorities, diplomatic missions and others; to conduct awareness campaigns the Congolese population through the media, students, political parties, parliamentarians and civil society organizations and NGOs; to organize capacity building activities, training workshops; to play the role of expert with the Congolese authorities on the issue of abolition of the death penalty; to develop programs of awareness or training on the abolition of the death penalty; and to develop a training program for the Congolese authorities.
The Coalition also develops awareness and training programs on the abolition of the death penalty for young people and organizes contests on the issue of the abolition of the death penalty.
To its credit, the Congolese Coalition Against the Death Penalty has already carried out the following activities
– Advocacy for the ratification of the OP2;
– Capacity building and sensitization activities etc.