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African Union Commission on International Law

Sixth Forum on International Law and African Union Law

November 30, 2017 to December 12, 2017

Sixth Forum on International Law and African Union Law


The theme of the 6th Forum shall be “Legal & Socio economic consequences of immigration, refugees and internally displaced persons in Africa”. The Forum will be from 1 and 12 December 2017.

Form of Submissions

The AUCIL is now inviting submissions on the theme of the Forum.

For consideration for inclusion in the invitation of Speakers list, authors should submit on or before August 31, 2017. Selected speakers at this edition of the AUCIL Forum will be entitled to air transportation ticket, the daily subsistence allowance (DSA) at the UN rate and provision of local transportation. Please communicate your articles to Mr. Mourad Ben Dhiab (Secretary to AUCIL) at; and Ms. Bethlehem Arega Asmamaw (Legal Consultant) at

AUCIL accepts submissions in the form of articles, commentaries, case notes and book reviews. The paper shall not exceed 3500 words. All submission should be in Word document. 


AUCIL Forums are held annually following the inaugural forum in December 2012, as a platform for discussing and interacting on matters of interest for Africa through the prism of international law and the African Union Law with the view of raising awareness on the necessity of accelerating regional integration, enlightening African decision makers on legal implications of regional integration, present the steps already achieved towards the African integration, identify ways to accelerate regional integration throughout the continent.