The Centre for Human Rights is hosting the annual short course on the Judicial Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights in Africa from 13 to 17 May 2019. The course is organised by the Advanced Human Rights Courses (AHRC).
This year the Centre is honoured to have 6 African judges attending the course on the judicial enforcement of socio-economic rights in Africa. The judges in attendance are:
- Justice Joan Eyi King (Ghana)
- Justice Musa Ssekaana (Uganda)
- Justice Moroke Alexis Mokhesi (Lesotho)
- Justice Girma Dechasa (Ethiopia)
- Justice Senbeta Abdeta Negasa (Ethiopia) and
- Justice Antonia Guvava (Zimbabwe).
Lecturers and speakers on the course include:
- Prof Frans Viljoen, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
- Dr Gustav Muller, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria
- Prof Malcolm Langford, Norwegian Institute for Human Rights
- Prof Michelo Hansungule, Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria
- Ms Kate Tissington, Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI)
- Justice Johann van der Westhuizen, (retired) Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa; Extraordinary Professor, Centre for Human Rights
- Mr Amar Mahadew, University of Mauritius
- Ms Salima Namusobya, Executive Director, Initiative for Social and Economic Rights, Uganda
The financial support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is greatly appreciated.