2013 Shapiro Lecture

Thursday, November 21, 2013 | Noon–1:30pm
Student Conference Center 
George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street N.W., Washington, D.C.

Presentation by Thoko Kaime

Thoko Kaime, a native of Malawi who is currently a faculty member at the University of Leicester in England, will be visiting GW Law in order to discuss his current work on legal issues related to access to energy in Africa. Mr. Kaime has been conducting research over the past three months on access to energy in South Africa and other countries in southern Africa.

Thoko Kaime maintains broad interests in the area of public international law and the social critique of law and legal policy. He has written extensively on human rights and sustainability governance. He is the editor of Cultural Legitimacy and the International Law and Policy on Climate Change and the author of The Convention on the Rights of the Child: A cultural legitimacy critique. Mr. Kaime's research explores the linkages between international environmental governance architecture and access to natural resources including access to water and the realization of sustainable energy for all.

Mr. Kaime is a founding member of the Law Environment and Development Centre at the School of Oriental and African Studies and co-Chair of the Community of Practice on Legal Aspects of Sustainable Access to Energy. He also serves as an Associate Editor of the Malawi Law Journal and the Law Environment and Development Journal.

If you are interested in attending this event, please RSVP to Jessica Wentz, jwentz@law.gwu.edu.


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