Invitation to a Prestige Lecture by Prof Dire Tladi

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Prestige Lecture: ‘The development of the law of the sea through UN processes: The case of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction’
14 April 2014

The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, in collaboration with the Department of Public Law in the Faculty of Law, cordially invites you to a lecture by Dire Tladi, Professor of International Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria and member of the United Nations International Law Commission on 'The development of the law of the sea through UN processes: The case of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction'.

Date 14 April 2014
Time 17:00 - 19:00
Venue Law Auditorium, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria
RSVP Thursday 10 April - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +27 12 420 6217 (also for enquiries)

Reception upon conclusion of the lecture.
Please use this invitation as an access permit for this event.
Kindly visit www.up.ac.za/law for more information on the Faculty of Law.

Biography
Dire Tladi holds BLC and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria, an LLM from the University of Connecticut and a PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He has published widely in international law. He is a Professor of International Law at the University of Pretoria and a member of the UN International Law Commission.

He was formerly an Associate Professor and Head of Constitutional, International and Indigenous Law at UNISA (2002 to 2006), and senior lecturer at the University of Pretoria (1998 to 2002). Between March 2006 and March 2014, he held the position of Principal State Law Adviser (IL) at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa. In that capacity he was posted to serve as the Legal Counsellor of the South African Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York from 2009 to 2013. During his tenure at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation he held the position of Extraordinary Professor at the University of Stellenbosch.

Professor Tladi joined the University of Pretoria as Professor of International Law in the Faculty of Law on 1 March 2014.