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Refugee Rights Clinic
The Unit's Refugee Law Clinic provides direct legal services to thousands of refugees and asylum seekers in the Western Cape each year.
Teaching
The Refugee Rights Unit teaches refugee law to undergraduate law and masters' students within the Department of Public Law.
Research
The Refugee Rights Unit conducts applied research in refugee law and related topics.
Advocacy & Training
The Refugee Rights Unit undertakes a significant amount of targeted advocacy and training of government officials, the judiciary, civil society partners and refugee communities.

News

Tuesday, 19 November 2019
International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges Conference

The Uct Refugee Rights Unit and the University at large is hosting the International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges in their annual conference and pre-conference training.

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 May 2019 - 15:45
Statelessness Training

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is conducting five-day training course, in partnership with the University of Cape Town Refugee Rights Unit, for practitioners and government officials from English-speaking African states. The training is scheduled for 8 to 12 July 2019.

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 May 2019 - 14:00
Second Biennial Conference for Law and Society in Africa, Cairo

Popo Mfubu attended Second Biennial Conference for Law and Society in Africa in Cairo, Egypt hosted jointly by the Centre for Law and Society and the American University in Cairo. The purpose of the conference was to bring together African scholars, academics, writers and practitioners.

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 May 2019 - 13:00
Conversation with Professor James Hathaway on International Refugee Law Challenges

 

On Monday 29 April 2019 renowned refugee law scholar and University of Michigan Law School Professor James Hathaway sat down for a Conversation on Refugee Law Challenges in Cape Town with the UNHCR, members of the South African Judiciary and Refugee Appeal Board, academics, refugee lawyers, and civil society.

Publication Date:
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 15:45

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