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Call for African reporters: Oxford’s Constitutions of the Countries of the World (CCW)

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Call for African reporters: Oxford’s Constitutions of the Countries of the World (CCW)
29 January 2015

The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria wishes to invite interested persons to apply for the position of country reporter for any of the countries indicated below for Oxford’s CCW.

The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria wishes to invite interested persons to apply for the position of country reporter for any of the countries indicated below for Oxford’s CCW.

The CCW were previously published by Oceana but are now published by Oxford University Press (OUP). In 2011,  ICLA agreed with OUP and the the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (MPI), Heidelberg, Germany to coordinate the African country reporting for the Oxford Constitutions Online. It in this context that we are inviting interested persons to apply to be country reporters.

The countries for which reporters are needed are: Algeria, Central African Republic, the Comoros, Congo Republic, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Togo, Tunisia, and Western Sahara.

Persons who teach constitutional law and/or have published in this or related areas are encouraged to apply. Those applying should provide curriculum vitae indicating publications in this area. Country reporters are usually appointed for an initial period of 3 years and paid a small honorarium for the report and for subsequent revisions.

The reports are usually published by OUP at http://oxcon.ouplaw.com/    
However, under special arrangements with OUP, some of the African reports have been published on the ICLA web site at: http://www.icla.up.ac.za/oxford-constitutions   Those who might be interested should visit this site to have an idea of what it involves.

All applications and inquiries should be sent to Prof Charles Manga Fombad (Co-editor of the African reports) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.