Tenu Avafia is currently employed as a project lawyer with the Aids Law Unit of the Legal Assistance Centre in Windhoek, Namibia. His work includes the conducting of litigation to promote the human rights of people living with HIV/AIDS, the drafting of HIV/AIDS policies for employers and the conducting of seminars on selected topics pertaining to HIV/AIDS and the law. Tenu has conducted research into selected intellectual property matters, trade agreements and human rights instruments research and spent two months at the Legal Affairs Division as in intern, conducting research into the emerging conflicts between human rights obligations and international trade agreements. He is also a part-time lecturer of law at the Faculty of law where he is responsible for lecturing environmental law and comparative law. He holds a maters degree from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.

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