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Grenville High wins 4th National Schools Moot Court Competition - 24/10/2014
From National Schools Moot Court Competitions (NSMCC)

This year high school learners from all over South Africa participated in the Fourth Annual National Schools Moot Court Competition (NSMCC). This is a non-profit initiative supported by the Centre for Human Rights in the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria. Other key stakeholders include the Department of Justice and Correctional Services, the Department of Basic Education, the Foundation for Human Rights, the Constitutional Literacy and Service Initiative, the Constitution Hill Education Project and the South African Human Rights Commission.

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Invitation: Conference on the rights of women with disabilities in Africa - 24/10/2014
From Faculty of Law

The Centre for Human Rights at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria cordially invites you to a conference on the effective implementation of the rights of women with disabilities in Africa.

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UP Fine Art student overall winner for the Art and Design category at Hello Ambassador conference - 24/10/2014
From Department of Visual Arts

The awards ceremony of the Hello Ambassador Art and Design Competition took place on the 18th of October at the South African State Theatre, in the city of Pretoria. University of Pretoria Fine Art students, Izak Buys and Matilda Engelblik who are both currently in their third year of studies were amongst the nine finalists.

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Centre for Natural Hazards relaunched - a new model - 23/10/2014
From Department of University Relations

A new model of the University of Pretoria’s Centre for Natural Hazards in Africa (formerly known as Aon Benfield Natural Hazard Centre, Africa) was recently launched with the objective of accommodating the changes in its strategy

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A drone is not a cop – UN rights expert concerned about technologies that depersonalise the use of force - 23/10/2014
From Faculty of Law

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns, has raised concern about the increasing use of technologies that depersonalise the use of force –including armed drones– not only on the battlefield, but also in domestic law enforcement.

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