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Organizational Background

About Chragg

The Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG) is an independent government institution, established as a national focal point institution for the promotion and protection of human rights and corresponding duties as well as good governance in Tanzania. CHRAGG was established under Article 129(1) of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania of 1977 as amended by Act No. 3 of 2000. The Commission became operational on the 1st of July 2001 after the coming into force of the Commission of the Human Rights and Good Governance Act No. 7 of 2001 as amended from time to time and Government Notice No. 311 of 8th June, 2001.

In performing its core functions CHRAGG has been guided by strategic plan. Since its establishment the Commission has developed and implemented two strategic plans. These include 2005/2006 -2009/2010 and 2010/2011- 2014/2015. These strategic plans have been critical to enabling the Commission fulfil its mandate in promoting and protecting human rights and principles of good governance. 

The 2018/2019-2022/2023 Strategic Plan builds on the achievements and lessons learnt from the implementation of the pervious plans and is developed in compliance with national, regional and international human rights and principles of good governance standards. The Strategic Plan is also prepared on the basis of the prioritized national five years development (FYDPII) 2016/17-2020/21 objectives “Nurturing Industrialization for Economic Transformation and Human Development“ and institutional objectives centred around promotional, protection and advisory roles. This strategic plan aims to guide the implementation of the Commission’s activities over the next five years. 


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