This issue of the ESR Review for 2013 focuses on the eight Millennium Development Goals.
Zimbabwe has adopted a Constitution and is getting ready for presidential, parliamentary and local elections scheduled for the 31st of July.
The centre’s Socio-Economic Rights Project recently participated in two events involving the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights during in Geneva.
Professor May takes from Professor Julia Sloth-Nielsen who has been the chairperson since April 2012.
In an opinion article published on AfricLaw, titled, ‘Strengthening children’s rights in Africa: Some lessons from the new Children’s Act of Angola’, Dr Aquinaldo Mandlate at the Community Law Centre highlights some of the major advancements for children’s rights in Angola.
The annual campaign aims to get all sectors of society involved in promoting the care and protection of children.
Prof Steytler, Prof Philippe led a dialogue on key challenges that face constitution makers in Libya and Tunisia during a Policy Dialogue organised by Community Law Centre’s Multi-Level Government Initiative yesterday.
Community Law Centre's Multi-Level Government Initiative scholars presented a series of papers at Commonwealth Local Government in Kampala (Uganda) this week.
In an opinion article published on Politicsweb, titled “The WCape Community Safety Act: Is Zille pushing her luck?” the director of the Community Law Centre assesses the Western Cape Community Safety Act.
The Campaign for South Africa’s Ratification of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, joins other civil society groups and human rights advocates across the world in celebrating the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social Cultural Rights (OP-ICESCR).
The Core Team (made up of 7 organisations from the South, 3 from the North, and 6 global NGOs with headquarters in the North) will serve as the coordinating body of the Coalition
Professor Jaap de Visser is the new director for the Community Law Centre.
The Community Law Centre invites constitution-making experts to submit abstracts for an upcoming conference, which marks the 20th anniversary of the adoption of South Africa’s Interim Constitution.
The Community Law Centre in partnership with the University of Western Cape Law Faculty hosted the fifth doctoral colloquium to give 20 doctoral students a chance to present chapters of their thesis.
Civil Society organisations present to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development on weak government response to sexual offences.
In September 2012, the Human Rights Council adopted the Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights (A/HRC/21/39).
Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights on access to justice by people living in poverty (2012)
In October 2012, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights released a report (A/67/278) analysing the main obstacles impending people living in poverty from access to justice.
This is the first electronic edition of Article 40. In this edition articles published relate to developments in neurological science and criminal capacity, the 2nd year implementation of the Child Justice Act and a case law analysis based on the automatic review provisions of the Child Justice Act.
This third issue of 2012 focusses on the impact of corruption on socio-economic rights within Africa.
The Community Law Centre has secured a two-year grant from the EU Delegation to South Africa.