The year 2013 provided numerous highlights:
As academic department, the Centre once again presented the Master’s programme in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa. Twenty-six students from 19 countries graduated on 10 December 2013. This programme, which started as a Master’s in Law (LLM) in 2000, was changed in 2013 to also allow non-lawyers onto the programme, who graduate with the degree MPhil. A total of two students graduated on the Master’s in Multidisciplinary Human Rights. Four doctoral students graduated in 2013, including one of the Centre’s long-standing staff members, Martin Nsibirwa.
Another intake of students comprising 20 in total, started on the LLM (Trade and Investment Law in Africa). A final group of Master’s students completed the LLM (HIV and International Law in Africa), with 10 graduating in 2013. This programme had been presented in collaboration with the NOG, the Human Rights Development Initiative (HRDI).
The Centre is a research intensive The Centre is a research intensive department and, in 2013, contributed significantly to the research outputs of the Faculty of Law.
- Taken from the introduction to the Centre for Human Rights Annual Report 2013 by Frans Viljoen, Director, Centre for Human Rights.
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