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Major injection for international law education in South Africa

The President of the South African Law Deans’ Association, Professor Letlhokwa George Mpedi, recently announced a partnership with global law firm White & Case LLP to support students from law faculties throughout South Africa to participate in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (“Jessup”) for at least the next two years. With more than 3,000 law students from 100+ countries participating annually, the Jessup is the largest moot court competition in the world and widely regarded as the most prestigious.

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Invitation: launch of the United Nations Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons and Related Equipment in Law Enforcement

You are cordially invited by the Office of the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), in collaboration with the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, the Centre for Human Rights (University of Pretoria) and the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN in Geneva to the launch of the United Nations Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons and Related Equipment in Law Enforcement..

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ICLA and CHR launch new website containing laws on the right to peaceful assembly for all UN recognised states

ICLA and the Centre for Human Rights are delighted to announce the launch of their new global online repository of laws on the right of peaceful assembly. Laws on the Right of Peaceful Assembly Worldwide, at www.rightofassembly.info, contains legislation and regulations on the conduct and policing of assemblies in all 197 states recognised by the United Nations.

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