Events

Webinar on Sub-national Governance, Law Enforcement and Oversight in Five African Countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia [30 August 2023] Webinar on Sub-national Governance, Law Enforcement and Oversight in Five African Countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia [30 August 2023]
30 Aug, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM Zoom,

In April 2023 Africa Criminal Justice Reform (ACJR) launched a webinar series on sub-national governance and the criminalisation of poverty and status. ACJR, hereby cordially invites you to the third installment of the above series focusing on ‘Sub-national Governance, Law Enforcement and Oversight in Five African Countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia’. The webinar will unpack issues relating to sub-national law enforcement, highlighting concerns regarding a general lack of oversight mechanisms for monitoring and accountability, and discussing the implications for practice and law reform at a sub-national level.

Webinar on What is the data telling us about crime? [15 August 2023] Webinar on What is the data telling us about crime? [15 August 2023]
15 Aug, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Zoom,

Ahead of the scheduled release by the South African Police Service (SAPS) of the latest Quarterly Crime data, Dr Jean Redpath takes a look at what we can learn from previous quarterly and annual data about the drivers of violent crime in South Africa, primarily through the indicator of murder.

Seminar on Assessing the Impact of Social Rights Litigation in South Africa: With Particular Reference to Constitutional Court Jurisprudence [14 August 2023]
14 Aug, 2023 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM Kader Asmal Moot Court, Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape,

The Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape, in conjunction with the Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape, cordially invites you to a panel discussion that considers the impact of social rights litigation in South Africa.

The one-year ‘unwanted anniversary’ of COVID-19 restrictions: Reviewing the 2020 lockdown
12 Aug, 2023 from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM

26 March 2021: This webinar reviews the imposition of a “hard” lockdown on 26 March 2020 by the South African government. It forms part of a series on the "unwanted anniversary" from the various units of the Dullah Omar Institute. This webinar focuses on the balancing of rights and the use of the criminal justice system in imposing restrictions in South Africa.