UP Law's Professor Dire Tladi appointed as President of the SA Branch of the International Law Association

Posted on November 12, 2020

The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to announce that Professor Dire Tladi in its Department of Public Law and Research Fellow at the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa was appointed to serve as the President of the South African Branch of the International Law Association (SABILA) on 17 September 2020.

SABILA is a chapter of the International Law Association (ILA), an organisation that brings together international lawyers from around the world dedicated to the "study, clarification and development of international law" and the "furtherance of international understanding and the respect of international law".

Tladi has been a member of the ILA and SABILA since 2001 and has served on various ILA's committees including its Committee on International Law and Sustainable Development.  He replaces Professor Hennie Strydom of the University of Johannesburg as the President of SABIL.  

Tladi is a member of the United Nations International Law Commission (Special Rapporteur Jus Cogens)  and an Associate Member of the Institut de Droit International. 

In her congratulatory letter to Tladi, Dean Professor Elsabe Schoeman wrote 'that it is good to know that SABILA is in your capable hands, Dire!'.

- Author UP Law
Published by Elzet Hurter

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