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.

Commercial Law Research Network - Nigeria: Call for Papers and Participation - Extended

May, 2019 In an increasingly global world, it is imperative that emerging economies create enabling environments for sustainable development, and engage with the creation of legal and economic systems at the international level. While many have embarked upon the modernisation of their commercial laws and policies, the reforms have often struggled to achieve stated goals. A notable reason for the ineffectiveness of the reforms is the mismatch between the newly introduced laws and the realities on the ground.

Call for Chapters on Impact of Sanctions in Africa

May 20, 2019 Prof. Joy Gordon, the Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J. Professor of Social Ethics and the School of Law at Loyola University Chicago is seeking authors working on effects of sanction in Africa. The chapters she is seeking will be published in an edited collection on the humanitarian impact and negative consequences of economic sanctions.  The book will be published by a leading academic publisher.

Introducing Dr. Chris Nshimbi as a Contributing Editor

March 29, 2019 is delighted to welcome Dr. Chris Nshimbi as a Contributing Editor. Dr. Chris Nshimbi is the Director and Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation Research Fellow in GovInn at the University of Pretoria. He joined GovInn in 2012. Chris works in all of GovInn’s four axes with a particular focus on Trans-boundary Governance.