Move for CARICOM Lawyers to keep skills up-to-date The Canadian Government funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) Project kicked off its region-wide sensitisation programme on Continuing Legal Professional Development (CLPD) today in St. Kitts. [caption id="attachment_623" align="alignright" width="300"] Professor Velma Newton, Regional Project Director, IMPACT Justice[/caption] The regional justice sector reform…Read more
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[caption id="attachment_539" align="alignright" width="300"] Prof Velma Newton, Regional Project Director Impact Justice(left) and Richard Hanley, Canadian High Commissioner (right) in discussion prior to launch of IMPACT Justice.[/caption] Assistance to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region in drafting legislation to further regional integration and economic growth, more legislative protection of vulnerable groups against discrimination, the training of…Read more
Minister Belfort discusses Arbitration with CARICOM countries Minister Edward Belfort of Justice and Police on 13 and 14 March at the invitation of IMPACT Justice in Trinidad and Tobago participated in a discussion on the topic "A Model Arbitration Law for CARICOM Member States". The first meeting about the CARICOM countries has triggered a debate…Read more
Mediation Programme Starts with Mediator Refresher Training in Dominica. The Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) Project is implementing its activities for increasing the use of mediation to assist courts in CARICOM countries with reducing their case backlogs. The five-year, justice sector reform project funded by the Canadian Government, commences a two-day…Read more
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