International Economic Law in an Era of Multiple Crises: Opportunities and Challenges for Africa


The African International Economic Law Network (AfIELN) invites the submission of abstracts for its 6th Biennial Conference taking place at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Faculty of Law (GIMPA), Accra, Ghana, from 21 to 24 June 2023.


  • Paper and Panel Submission Instructions:

Paper submissions: They must include a research abstract (no more than 400 words) and a short biography (no more than 200 words).

Panel Submissions: Authors working on a common issue or topic may propose their own panel by submitting a common proposal for the establishment of such a panel with the following details: Proposed topic or issue for the panel; names of panel participants and their respective affiliations; respective paper titles and abstracts of no more than 400 words; and contact details of panel head.


  • Submission Deadline: Monday, 5 December 2022.

Decisions on the acceptance of abstracts will be communicated by Monday, 9 January 2023. Selected applicants will be expected to submit their complete paper (not exceeding 6, 000 words) by Monday, 5 June 2023.


Please submit any enquiries to the Conference Chair, Dr Regis Simo, by email at


If you would like to find more information about the Networks activities and the previous conference (2019 biennial conference) have a look at the respective publication in Vol. 17:1 of the Manchester Journal of International Economic Law:

More information about the exact theme of the 2023 conference, related areas and other useful information can be found below. You can also download the Call for Papers here.