News and Events

The News and Events category publishes the latest News and Events relating to  International Economic Law relating to Africa and the Global South. Every week, receive the News and Events in their e-mail accounts. The News and Events published every week include conferences, major developments in the field of International Economic Law in Africa at the national, sub-regional and regional levels as well as relevant case law. News and Events with a Global South focus are also often included.

Call for Applications: Africa Program Officer

January 29, 2020

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights seeks a Program Officer in the International Advocacy & Litigation program to coordinate and execute the organization’s work throughout North and sub-Saharan Africa partnering with human rights defenders to protect civic space through advocacy, strategic litigation, and technical assistance. End of Year Letter

December 21, 2019

We write to thank our readers and contributors for a really productive 2019. When this blog published its introductory post in January 2019, we stated that our goal was "to make  / a vibrant home for all issues related to African International Economic Law." We believe that with your support, we have met that goal.

Call for Contributions: Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations

December 6, 2019

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights invites submissions for a Comparative Law Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations and a subsequent edited publication. The Research Roundtable will take place on 23-24 October 2020 in Oxford, UK. Deadline for applications is 10 January 2020. The Guidelines are below while the application form can be accessed here.

Call for Applications: Post-Doctoral Fellow, International Development Law Unit, University of Pretoria

September 18, 2019

Post-Doctoral Fellows in the International Development Law Unit play two roles: (1) Academic Advisor to the students in the LLM in Trade and Investment Law in Africa programme (2) Researcher in the International Development Law Unit (IDLU)