Seventh Annual Law and Religion in Africa Conference: Law, Religion, and Environment in Africa
Gaborone, Botswana 19-22 May 2019

Following the success of conferences in Ghana (2013), South Africa (2014), Namibia (2015), Ethiopia (2016), Morocco (2017) and Nigeria (2018), the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies convened its Seventh Annual Law and Religion Conference in Gaborone, Botswana from 19 to 22 May 2019 in collaboration with the Department of Theology & Religious Studies, the Department of Law at the University of Botswana, and the International Center for Law and Religion Studies of the Brigham Young University Law School, USA.

The subject of the conference was Law, Religion, and Environment in Africa. More than 200 participants gathered to discuss the interplay between law, religions, and the environment in Africa.

At the end of the conference, the participants contributed a document titled “African Perspectives on Human Dignity for Everyone Everywhere” in which the conference participants added their collective voices to the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by endorsing and elaborating upon the Punta del Este Declaration on Human Dignity for Everyone Everywhere.

African Perspectives on Human Dignity for Everyone Everywhere

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