Highlights from the Office of the Chief State Law Advisor (International Law) – International Law in Practice

Authors Sandea de Wet

ISSN: 2521-2583
Affiliations: Department of International Relations and Cooperation
Source: South African Yearbook of International Law, 2018, p. 159 – 170


The shifting and complex nature of contemporary international relations increasingly requires clear and coherent international law norms for the promotion of peace, security, promotion of human rights and socio-economic development. One of the challenges faced by states in working towards achieving the rule of law at the international level, is the proliferation of processes and fora in which international law norms are developed.