The African Labour Law Society has held two conferences since inception.

The first was held in September 2017 at Sun City, North West Province, South Africa and the second in September 2018 in Cape Town South Africa.

For more details on these conferences , please click on the tabs above to view the presentations and see the photos.

The third conference will be held in March 2020 in Gaborone, Botswana. The call for the papers for this conference will be circulated in May 2019.

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ALLS Conference 2020

Dear all,

The 3rd African Labour Law Society (ALLS) Conference will be held at The Grand Palm Hotel Casino and Convention Resort, Gaborone, Botswana on 27-28 March 2020.  This coincides with the African Regional Congress of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law (ISLSSL). The central theme of the conference will be “Decent Work in Developing African Countries: Contemporary Legal and Social Challenges”.  We look forward to your participation.

The Conference Committee, comprised of Pamhidzai Bamu, Rutendo Mudarikwa, Amah Afadameh and Prof Stefan van Eck are currently working on the programme. 

ILO Centenary Event

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4 - 5 October 2019 - Future Africa Campus, University of Pretoria

This event has reached capacity and registrations are now closed.

Dear all,

A number of South and Southern African Universities, and the International Labour Organisation (Decent Work Team for Eastern and Southern Africa and Country Office), are arranging a conference that will honour the centenary of the ILO. The theme of the conference is:

Freedom of Association and Beyond:  Appraising 100 years of ILO Engagement in Southern Africa

 The details of the event are as follows:

  • Date of the Event:  4-5 October 2019
  • Venue: University of Pretoria, Future Africa Campus


Access the program here:


  • R1200 for SASLAW and African Labour Law Society members
  • R1500 for others

per person excl VAT 


Please book accommodation at the Future Africa Campus. The rates are:

Single Room Bed Only - R765
Single Bed and Breakfast - R900

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Or book the City Lodge in Hafield


Click here for location information and Google map.

Download directions and map links here:

Kind regards

The ILO Centenary Organising Committee

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Event Date 04-10-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-10-2019 5:00 pm
Location University of Pretoria
This event has reached capacity and registrations are now closed.