Call for Applications: Democracy and Civic Engagement Unit Internship Opportunity
Posted on January 26, 2021
The Democracy and Civic Engagement Unit at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, seeks to appoint an appropriately qualified individual for its internship programme based in Hatfield, Pretoria, South Africa.
Call for Applications: Disability Right Unit Internship Opportunity
Posted on January 20, 2021
The Disability Rights Unit at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, seeks to appoint an appropriately qualified individual for its internship programme based in Hatfield, Pretoria, South Africa.
UP Law's international Child Law expert, Prof Ann Skelton, re-elected to the OHCHR Committee on the Rights of the Child
Posted on November 24, 2020
The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to announce that Professor Ann Skelton was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner’s (OHCHR) Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) for a second term of office, from March 2021...
Op-Ed - UP Law Centre for Child Law fights to ensure that learners with disabilities are not left behind
Posted on November 20, 2020
As we mark World’s Children Day on 20 November 2020 and Disability Awareness Month in November, it is an opportune time to reflect on how the experience of COVID-19 has brought into greater light the urgent need to affirm, protect and realise the rights and wellbeing of children with...
UP Law staff’s COVID-19 related activities from July to September 2020
Posted on November 10, 2020
Work and the traditional workplace as we used to know it have been profoundly interrupted by the COVID-19 onslaught. The pandemic spread like wildfire, causing health and socio-economic destruction in its global wake. However, lecturers of the Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of...
Developing a coherent set of international standards on the management of demonstrations
Posted on November 05, 2020
Members of the Freedom from Violence Unit of the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, have for the last five years been leading the process in the United Nations (UN) to develop a coherent set of international standards on the management of demonstrations.
UP Law's Dr Gustav Muller provides feedback to Minister on proposed policy and direction on rapid deployment of electronic communications networks and facilities
Posted on November 04, 2020
On 22 July 2020, the Minister for Communications and Digital Technologies, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, published a policy and policy direction in Government Notice 800 in GG 43537, dealing with the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005. In response, the Faculty of Law's (UP Law) Dr Gustav...
EXPERT ANALYSIS: Addressing the human rights issues that COVID-19 exposed: An imperative for Africa’s success in building back better
Posted on October 21, 2020
Expert Analysis by Solomon A. Dersso, Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights