Prof Nico Steytler, South African research chair for multilevel government, Law and Policy at the Dullah Omar Institute for Constitutional Law made his presentation titled: ‘the federal character of federal government: the missing component of shared rules,; at the Center for Federal Studies of the Addis Ababa University.
The Organisers of the Stellenbosch Annual Seminar on Constitutionalism in Africa (SASCA) are pleased to announce the call for papers for the Fourth Stellenbosch Annual Seminar on Constitutionalism in Africa (SASCA 2016) which will be held in Stellenbosch (South Africa) from Wednesday 7 September to Friday 9 September 2016.
To discuss and debate constitutional and legal challenges stifling cities, especially those in federal and quasi-federal states such as Ethiopia and South Africa, Research Chair in Multilevel Government, Law and Policy at the Community Law Centre and Centre for Federal Studies at Addis Ababa University organised a seminar in June.
Constitutional adjudication in Ethiopia is primarily the responsibility of the House of Federation, Ethiopia’s upper house. In line with this, the Community Law Centre’s Multi-Level Government Initiative (MLGI) and the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) Chair in Multilevel Government, Law and Policy hosted a discussion on "Constitutional adjudication in Ethiopia" on the Tuesday 2 September.
A comparative constitutional law discussion on "Judicial dialogue in constitutional cases: the traditions of dissent and concurring judgements in common law and civil law systems" at the UWC’s School of Public Health on Monday, 20 May 2013 in Cape Town.
Prof Steytler, Prof Philippe led a dialogue on key challenges that face constitution makers in Libya and Tunisia during a Policy Dialogue organised by Community Law Centre’s Multi-Level Government Initiative.
The Community Law Centre and the South African Research Chair in Multilevel Government hosted a one day forum on “Kenya-South Africa dialogue on devolution and decentralisation” on 13 June 2013 at Lagoon Beach in Cape Town.
SARCHI Chair on Multi-Level Government, Law & Policy which is hosted by MLGI has sparked a dialogue on Kenya's newly adopted constitution.