The University of Cape Town has appointed Professor Penelope (Penny) Andrews as the new Dean of the Faculty of Law. She will take up her post in January 2016. In his announcement of this appointment to the campus community on Tuesday, 30 June 2015, Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price said: "Professor Andrews is a noted human rights scholar and advocate, and is currently the President and professor of law at Albany Law School in the state of New York, USA, having formerly served as President and Dean.
The Public Law Department has recently appointed Mr Phindile Ntliziywana and Mr Khomotso Moshikaro, as lecturers in the department. Please see below a short bio on Mr Ntliziywana and Mr Moshikaro:
Mr Phindile Ntliziywana holds LLB (2008) and LLM (2009) degrees from the University of the Western Cape.
The UCT Law Faculty hopes to appoint a number of LLB graduates to act as teaching assistants during 2016.
This week Prof Feris is participating as an independent expert and observer at the “Meeting of senior government officials in environmental law on the midterm review of the fourth Montevideo Programme” in Montevideo, Uruguay. The Montevideo Programme identifies priority areas for action in the field of environmental law, to be be undertaken by the international law community and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).