Date
October 28, 2021 - October 29, 2021
Time
11:00 - 17:00
Location
Exclusively Virtual Conference

The African Network of Constitutional Lawyers (ANCL) in collaboration with the University of Nairobi, Faculty of Law cordially invites you to register and attend the forthcoming ANCL 2021 Virtual Conference. The conference will be held via Zoom. This conference follows and builds on the discussions initiated at the 2018 conference in Gaborone, Botswana on the theme “Courts, Power and Constitutional Law in Africa” and during a webinar in 2020 which was a commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the Constitution of Kenya. This year’s hybrid conference will offer a reflection on the status of constitutionalism in Africa through the lens of the aspirations, performance, and challenges of Checking the tide of democratic regression in Africa.

THERE WILL BE SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETATION DURING THE CONFERENCE – FRENCH TO ENGLISH TO FRENCH

HOW TO PAY
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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

28 October 2021
House rules – Dr Elvis Fokala – Secretary, ANCL, Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria
Day 1 – Opening session
Time
10:00 Prof Enyinna Nwauche –  Chair, ANCL, Professor of Law, University of Fare hare, South Africa Introduction to the Conference
10:10 – 10:20 Prof. Stephen Gitahi Kiama – University of Nairobi Institutional statement on the ANCL-UoN Conference

Welcome address and Opening Remarks

The welcome panel – Karibu!

10:20  – 10:25 Moderator: Prof Githu Muigai –  Professor of Law, University of Nairobi
10:25 – 10:35 Dr. Stefanie Rothenberger  – Director, KAS
10:35 – 10:50 Prof Winfred Kamau, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Nairobi
10:50 – 11:20 Opening of the conference – Justice Martha Koome, Chief Justice, Republic of Kenya
Introducing the Opening Panel – Dr Adem Abebe, International IDEA, The Hague, The Netherlands

Moderator  –    Professor Adebayo Olukoshi, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

11:30 – 11:45 Professor Eddy Maloka, Executive Director of the APRM Democratic Progress, Resilience, and Regression in Africa and APRM’s role
11:45 – 12:00 M. Antoine Michon, Director, Directorate of Political affairs and Democratic Governance Democratic Progress, Resilience, and Regression in Francophone Africa
12:00 – 12:15 Professeure Hajer Gueldich, Professeure agrégée à la Faculté des sciences juridiques politiques et sociales de Tunis, Université de Carthag Democratic Progress, Resilience, and Regression in North Africa
12:15 – 12:30 Idayat Hassan, Director, Centre for Democracy and Development. Democratic Progress, Resilience, and Regression in West Africa
12:30 – 13:00 Question and Answer

The full, tentative conference program

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