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Mar 10
10 Mar - 13 Mar
Vodacom Commercial Park Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Advanced Human Rights Course: The Right to Development in Africa

Graduate Centre, University of Pretoria Main Campus
20/08/2018 - 24/08/2018
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, will host a one-week intensive short course on the right to development in Africa.

20 - 24 August 2018
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The course focuses on the right to development from an African perspective.

The course covers issues such as:

  • Theories of development;

  • Right to development in Africa;

  • International financial institutions and the right to development;

  • Development and Aid: The obligation to provide assistance;

  • Transnational cooperations and other non-state actors and the right to development;

  • Food, development and security in Africa;

  • Governance, anti-corruption and development; and

  • Foreign debt and its effect on development.


The course fee is ZAR 3 000.00 (US$450), which covers tuition, course materials, teas and lunch but excludes transport and accommodation costs.


A limited number of partial scholarships are available.

Applicants must indicate on the online application form whether they wish to apply for a scholarship and provide sufficient motivation substantiating why they require financial assistance.

Applicants must also indicate whether they would still like to be considered for admission in the event that they are not granted a scholarship.


Contact: Mr Dennis Antwi | Tel: +27 (0) 12 420 4197 | [email protected]