Gertrude Quan, a doctoral candidate affiliated with the SARChI Professorship in international Constitutional Law (www.icl.sarchi.co.za) and the Department of Private Law (https://www.up.ac.za/private-law), has been awarded an internship at Child Rights Connect. Child Rights Connect is an international, non-governmental organisation based in Geneva, Switzerland. Child Rights Connect works with other NGOs to promote, protect and advance children’s rights at the international level. The organisation co-ordinates civil society interaction with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (https://www.childrightsconnect.org/).

 

Prof. Jean d’Aspremont, who holds the Chair for Public International Law at the University of Manchester (UK) and Sciences Po School of Law (France), will lead a one-day writing school on 6 June 2019. The writing school is hosted by the SARChI Professorship in International Constitutional Law in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria and will include participants from other SARChI chairs in the region in an attempt to foster synergy between various SARChi projects.

 

Antal Berkes, a postdoctoral research fellow affiliated with the SARChI Professorship in International Constitutional Law, together with Dr. Valentina Azarova (University of Manchester/Bard College Berlin), has been selected to present a paper at the Workshop on “A Review of Current Trends in Foreign Relations Law” in Dornburg, Germany (https://www.rewi.uni-jena.de/Kleinlein_Foreign_Relations_Law.html).

 

The Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS), has published a blog post written by Dr Jeanique Pretorius, former SARChI doctoral scholar. The  blog post examines the current legal framework regulating the protection of the environment in non-international armed conflict and considers two options for how it could be strengthened. The blog post is linked to Jeanique’s LLD thesis, entitled ‘The protection of the environment in non-international armed conflict under international treaty law’, which was written under the supervision of Professor Erika de Wet and Professor Jann Kleffner and was completed in 2018.

To access the blog post, please click here

 

 

Lukman Abdulrauf, a postdoctoral research fellow affiliated with the SARChI Professorship in International Constitutional Law, has been selected to present a paper at the inaugural conference of the Digital Citizens Research Network of the Melbourne Law School, Australia (https://law.unimelb.edu.au/digital-citizens/conference#about).