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, Afronomicslaw.org 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 Papers: The Impact of Covid-19 on Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law in Africa

The Southern Africa Public Law Journal (SAPL) invites authors to submit manuscripts for a special issue that critically evaluates the national and transnational policy and legal instruments aimed at combatting the effects of the pandemic, and more importantly, the impact of such documents on the constitutional rights of African citizens.

WIPO National IP Essay Competition 2021: Intellectual Property, SMEs, and Economic Recovery in Nigeria

The WIPO Nigeria Office welcomes participation of all students of tertiary institutions across Nigeria in the 2021 National IP Essay Competition on the topic "Intellectual Property, SMEs, and Economic Recovery in Nigeria". 

Call for Papers: 1st African Environmental Law Conference: Environmental Justice Systems in Africa: Exploring Cultural and Economic Factors

The Environmental Law Center (ELC), at the Faculty of Law, University of Cologne invites you to the 1st African Environmental Law Conference with the theme "Environmental Justice Systems in Africa: Exploring Cultural and Economic Factors".

Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum Guest Lecture Series: A Conversation around "The Promise of International Law: A Third World View?"

April 22, 2021

The Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum invites you to join their next guest lecture series.

Guest Speaker:

Harrison Mbori, Research Fellow at Max Planck Institute Luxemburg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law

John Nyanje, International Lawyer, Kenya and Switzerland

Book Launch: Disrupting Africa Technology, Law and Development by Olufunmilayo B. Arewa

In Disrupting Africa, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa examines this intersection and shows how it encompasses existing and new zones of contestation based on ethnicity, religion, region, age and other sources of division. Arewa highlights specific collisions between the old and the new, including in the 2020 #EndSARS protests in Nigeria, which involved young people engaging with varied digital era technologies who provoked a violent response from rulers threatened by the prospect of political change.