Kader Asmal

Former South African Politician

Born 1934-10-8 in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kader Asmal was a South African politician. He had previously served as South Africa's Minister of Education. He also served as the Vice-President of the African Association of International Law and Chairman of the Council of the University of the North. Asmal served as Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of the Western Cape. He passed away in June 2011.


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PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Board Chairman | UCB Committee on Cricket Franchise

2005 - 2011

President | Financial Action Task Force

2005 - 2011

Chairman | National Assembly | Portfolio Committee on Defence

2004 - 2011

President | Unesco Inter-Government Committee of Experts on Cultural Diversity

Paris | 2004 - 2011

Minister | Education | Government of South Africa

Paris | 1999 - 2004

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Chairman | World Commission on Dams

Paris | 1997 - 2001

Vice-Chairman | World Commission on Oceans

Paris | 1995 - 1998

Chairman | National Conventional Arms Control Committee

Paris | 1995 - 2004

Member of Parliament | National Assembly | African National Congress

Paris | 1994 - 2011

Minister | Department of Water Affairs and Forestry | Government of South Africa

Paris | 1994 - 1999

Chairman | Joint Parliamentary Committee of Ethics and Members' Interests

Paris | 1994 - 2011

Chairman | National Disciplinary Committee | African National Congress

Paris | 1994 - 2011

Delegate | Working Group 1 | Convention for a Democratic South Africa

Paris | 1992 - 1993

Member | Council of Union

Paris | 1992 - 1995

Professor | Human Rights Law | University of the Western Cape

Paris | 1991 - 1994

Academia, Education and Training

Member | National Executive Committee | African National Congress

Paris | 1991 - 2011

Dean | Faculty of Arts | Trinity College

Paris | 1980 - 1986

Academia, Education and Training

Founder and Chairman | Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement

Paris | 1972 - 1990

Chairman | Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement

Paris | 1963 - 1972

Lecturer | Law | Trinity College

Paris | 1963 - 1990

Academia, Education and Training

Vice-Chairman | Independent World Commission on Oceans

Paris

Member | Commission for the Emancipation of Women | African National Congress Youth League

Paris

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Vice-President | Africa Foundation for International Law

Paris

Member Board of Control | Centre for Applied Legal Studies | University of the Witwatersrand

Paris

Academia, Education and Training

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

TERTIARY EDUCATION

London School of Economics and Political Science

Paris | Awarded in 1962

Bachelor of Law

University of Queen's, Belfast

Paris | Awarded in 1996

Honorary Doctor of Laws

London School of Economics and Political Science

Paris | Awarded in 1964

Master of Laws

Rhodes University

Paris | Awarded in 1997

Honorary Doctor of Laws

University College, Dublin

Paris | Awarded in 1966

Master of Arts

University of Cape Town

Paris | Awarded in 1999

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

London School of Economics and Political Science

Paris | Awarded in 1999

Honorary Fellow

College of Springfield of Education

Paris | Awarded in 1954

Diploma in Teaching

University of Dublin

Paris

Honorary Doctor of Laws

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