August 24, 2023
Lecture theme: Community values and their role in shaping digital trade rules for the AfCFTA Digital Protocol
Speakers - Professor Neha Mishra and Kholofelo Kugler
Date: Saturday, 26th August 2023
Time: 9:AM EAT
Guest Speaker: Neha Mishra is an Assistant Professor at Geneva Graduate Institute. She was previously a lecturer at the Australian National University College of Law and a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore. She researches international legal issues in the digital economy, focusing on international economic law, data flows and digital trade, and the interface of trade law and emerging digital technologies.
Guest Speaker: Kholofelo Kugler is a PhD Fellow in the project Trade Law 4.0 at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland. She is an experienced international trade lawyer currently on sabbatical leave from the Advisory Centre on WTO Law in Geneva, Switzerland, to pursue her research interests in digital trade. She has advised, litigated on behalf of, and provided capacity building/technical assistance to developing and least-developed countries in the area of WTO and digital trade law. Kholofelo is also a Visiting Fellow at the Law School of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. She holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and International Politics, an LLB degree, a Masters degree in International Law and Economics, and an LLM degree. Kholofelo is an admitted attorney in her native South Africa.