The International Development Law Unit at the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria cordially invites you to a seminar series titled “Trade & Investment Law Seminar Series (TILSS)”

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2017
Time: 10:00 – 12:00
Venue: Room 2-65, Graduate Centre, University of Pretoria (Hatfield Campus)
Enquiries: Ms Thandeka Rasetsoke (012 420 5296 / thandeka.rasetsoke@up.ac.za)

Speaker: Ms Yolandi Meyer

Ms Yolandi Meyer graduated with LLM (International Law) (2013) degree from the University of Pretoria. She is currently completing her LLD degree under the supervision of Prof Dire Tladi. Her thesis is entitled: International law and the responsibility of multinational corporations for environmental and human rights abuses in the extractive
industries in Africa. Ms Meyer has a particular interest in issues of trade, human rights and environmental
law, and the balance between development and preservation of human rights and the environment. She has presented papers on these topics at the University of Oxford and the University of Pretoria.


TILSS is a thematic seminar series conceived to address cross-cutting and current issues in the fields of international
trade, investment and finance law.

About the International Development Law Unit (IDLU)

The mission of International Development Law Unit (IDLU) is to conduct and promote policy-oriented legal research on international development law topics. Its focus is on how international legal principles can be incorporated into the procedures, operating principles, laws and regulations, and structures required to promote sustainable and equitable development at the global, regional, national, and community level, with a particular emphasis on the needs of Africa in general and Southern Africa in particular. In addition to its research activities, IDLU also seeks to stimulate discussion and debate on topics related to international development law by arranging lectures and the publication of short articles in the media on topics of current interest relating to international development. It also sponsors doctoral students and participates in the Centre’s LLM in International Trade and Investment Law for African lawyers.


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