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Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA)


The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa aims to make a contribution to the role and rule of law in Africa through advanced research. Researchers in the field of law and law reform in Africa, specifically on comparative and international law levels, will visit and work with the Institute.


Professors Erika de Wet and Christof Heyns are the Co-directors.

 

News

Japan and University of Pretoria discuss future cooperation - 15/04/2014
From Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

An official delegation from the Japanese Embassy visited the University of Pretoria today to discuss future cooperation.

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'Military intervention in Syria: The American, British and French alternatives - and the Russian option' - 13/03/2014
From Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria hosted a public lecture by Prof Johan D van der Vyver, IT Cohen Professor of International Law and Human Rights at Emory Law School, Atlanta, Georgia, and Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Private Law, University of Pretoria on 12 March 2014 at the University of Pretoria.

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Report by UP's Prof Heyns considered in EU resolution - 05/03/2014
From Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

On 27 February 2014 the European Parliament adopted Resolution 2014/2567(RSP) on the use of armed drones wherein it notes its concerns on the deaths of thousands of civilians where drones have been used. The European Parliament’s resolution comes after the 2013 reports submitted to the UN General Assembly and Human Rights Council by among others, the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Professor Christof Heyns, who is also the co-director of the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa from the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria.

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Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German Model? - 20/02/2014
From Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

On 16 and 17 May the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria is hosting a workshop titled: "The Implementation of International Law in South Africa – Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German Model?”

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Second Stellenbosch Annual Seminar on Constitutionalism in Africa (SASCA) - 27/01/2014
From Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

The Organisers of the Stellenbosch Annual Seminar on Constitutionalism in Africa (SASCA) are pleased to announce the call for papers for the Second Stellenbosch Annual Seminar to be held from 17 to- 19 September 2014.

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