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Seminars and Conferences

SALC frequently hosts regional and national conferences and seminars to advance human rights discourse. These events seeks to build on SALC’s litigation goals in its various focus areas.

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Publication: Reflecting on the Closing of Civic Spaces in Southern Africa

Reflecting on the Closing of Civic Spaces and its Impact on Marginalised Groups in Southern Africa 2018 marks the 20th anniversary since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the landmark Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognised Human…
Focus areasFocus countriesMalawiResearch Reports & Policy BriefsRule of LawSeminars and ConferencesSex Worker Rights


The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Commission) has recognised that the declassification and decriminalisation of petty offences is an important human rights issue. A Side Event on the Margins of the 61ST Ordinary Session of the ACHPR has been scheduled as follows: DATE: 2 November 2017 TIME: 13h15…
Staff Writer
31 Oct 2017
BotswanaChildren's RightsCriminal JusticeDisability RightsEswatiniFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationHealth RightsInternational Criminal JusticeMalawiRefugee and Migrant RightsRule of LawSeminars and ConferencesSexual and Reproductive Health RightsSOGIE RightsSouth AfricaTanzaniaWomen’s Land and Property RightsZambia

Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals: Perspectives from judges and lawyers in Southern Africa

Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seeks to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels”. During 2016, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre, in conjunction with the National Association of Women Judges and…
Staff Writer
24 Jan 2017
Focus areasInternational Criminal JusticeResourcesSeminars and Conferences

Civil society in action: Pursuing domestic accountability for international crimes

Drawing on the outcomes of the Conference, “Civil Society In Action: Pursuing Domestic Accountability for International Crimes”, organised by SALC with the support of Trust Africa, this publication canvases successful case studies of civil society pursuing domestic accountability for international crimes. The publication outlines existing legal frameworks and addresses challenges…
Staff Writer
24 Jan 2015