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Japan and University of Pretoria discuss future cooperation
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 15 Apr 2014

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'
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 13 Mar 2014

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
Thompson Chengeta
Posted on 05 Mar 2014

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?
Erika de Wet
Posted on 20 Feb 2014

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)
Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa
Posted on 27 Jan 2014

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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