It has been confirmed! The 2018 African Human Rights Moot Competition will take place in Ghana, and will be co-organised by the School of Law, University of Ghana and the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria.
On 14 November 2017, the University of Ghana joined a small group of African Universities that have twice hosted the African Human Rights Moot Competition, when its Vice Chancellor and the Centre’s Director signed a Memorandum of Understanding, providing that the Moot will be hosted in Accra, from 6 to 11 August 2018.
The signing ceremony, which took place at the School of Law in Accra, marks the official launch of the 27th edition of the Moot Competition.
In addition to Prof Oduro Owusu, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, and the Centre’s Director, Frans Viljoen, Prof Koffi Quashigah, the Dean of the School of Law, and Prof Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Provost of the College of Humanities attended the event, together with around a hundred staff and students from the local and other law schools.
For more information on the African Moot, visit www.chr.up.ac.za/moot