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Located in South Africa and rooted in Africa, we have a proud tradition of socially committed research and publication forged in the struggle against apartheid.

This portal highlights our continuing engagement with some of the most critical issues of our time. These range from climate threats and far-reaching changes to the employment landscape, to the plight of children in poverty and questions of legal integration and transnational criminal justice.

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NEWS: UWC Faculty of Law launches new research centre

On Monday 9 November 2020, the Department of Private Law in the Faculty of Law at UWC launched its first research centre, the Centre for Legal Integration in Africa (CLIA). The event, which was chaired by the Head of the Private Law Department, Professor Francois du Toit, occurred online via Google Meet. Read more ...

 
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BLOGS: Does 'sustainable use' mean wildlife can be commodified? | By Werner Scholtz

A government call for submissions to a panel set up to advise it on the management, breeding and hunting of four of the 'Big Five' animals was criticised for bias in favour of the commodification of wildlife -- at a time when the courts are making progressive judgments on 'sustainable use'. Read more ...

 
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Animal welfare and international environmental law

Scholtz, Werner (ed)

At a time when the planet’s wildlife faces countless dangers, international environmental law continues to overlook its evolving welfare interests. This book provides a crucial...

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FEATURED PUBLICATION

Animal welfare and international envi...

Scholtz, Werner (ed)

At a time when the planet’s wildlife faces countless dangers, international environmental law continues to overlook its evolving welfare...

Read more

More publications