International Law

Call for Papers - Sanctions and Africa: An International Law and Politics Conference

This multidisciplinary conference explores these and various other disparate practices with a view to developing a systematic understanding of the ways in which African actors seek to shape, challenge, and advance the knowledge, rules, and practice on sanctions. This involves uncovering and situating African perspectives, concerns and practices within, and vis-à-vis, the broader debate on sanctions in global governance.

The Role of International Soft Law in Tax Reform: Multilateralism at the Seams

On July 1, 2021, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) secured the votes of 130 members out of 139 members of the Inclusive Framework, on a two-pillar plan to reform the global tax rules. Notably, two African countries—Kenya and Nigeria—, active members of the Inclusive Framework withheld their support for this plan, which has been described by many as “historic”. Nigeria is a major economic force in West Africa and the largest economy, by GDP, on the African continent. Kenya is East Africa’s gateway and the region’s largest economy. What must have influenced their decisions not to support a historic global tax reform, and what are the consequences of such action?

Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum Guest Lecture Series: Africa as a "Theatre" of International Law and Development: Knowledge, Practice and Resistance

August 5, 2021

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

Title

Africa as a “Theatre” of International Law and Development: Knowledge, Practice and Resistance

Date: Aug 7, 2021

Time: 17:00 CAT/ 18:00 EAT

Webinar: Teaching and Researching International Economic Law in Africa, Strategies for Overcoming Publishing Challenges

July 2, 2021

International economic law is an emerging area of teaching, research, and practice in Africa. The area, which is a sub-field of international law, is concerned with the regulation of economic relations between states as well as the conduct of private parties involved in cross-border economic and business transactions.

University of South Africa presents Professor Babatunde Fagbayinbo's Inaugural Lecture themed: "The Two Eras of Reform Efforts in the African Union (AU): A Politico-Legal Critique"

July 2, 2021

Professor Puleng LenkaBula, Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of South Africa, takes pleasure in inviting you to the virtual Inaugural lecture of: 

Professor Babatunde Fagbayibo, College of Law: Department of Public Constitution and International Law

Topic: The Two Eras of Reform Efforts in the African Union (AU): A Politico-Legal Critique

Date: Wednesday, 14 July 2021

University of New South Wales, Canberra presents the Asian Society of International Law's 8th Biennial Conference themed "What Place for International Law in the Asian Future?"

For the first time in its history, the biennial conference of the Asian Society of International Law is to be held online. The conference will be held from 24 to 28 May 2021 (plenary conference*) and the PhD Students Workshop will be on 20 to 21 May 2021.

Call for Application: Master's, Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research in International Law, University of Pretoria

May 18, 2021

The South African Research Chair in International Constitutional Law in the Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP), Prof Dire Tladi, invites applications for full-time Research Master's / Doctoral / Postdoctoral candidates commencing in 2022.

The relevant areas of research to which this call relates are:

(a) The law of International Organizations, including the United Nations and the African Union