SAARCLAW conference

  • South Asia’s top Judges, legal practitioners, academics and all those interested in the development of law in the region gathered in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 27th Oct to discuss emerging legal trends in the South Asian countries.
  • The 14th South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation in Law (SAARCLAW) Conference will be held from October 27 (today) to 29 along with the 11th SAARC Chief Justices Conference.
  • According to Mehmood Mandviwalla, President of SAARCLAW the conference will deal with issues like artificial intelligence, human trafficking, FDIs and environmental protection concerns.
  • The conference coincides with the 25th anniversary of SAARCLAW, which was established in Sri Lanka in 1991. Spanning over 25 years the conference provides a platform for legal professionals from the South Asian region to meet and discuss issues of mutual interests pertaining to justice, legal reforms, good governance and enforcement.
  • The conference will be inaugurated on Friday October 27 and the keynote address will be delivered by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
  • This 3-day event under the theme “Emerging Legal Trends in SAARC Countries” will focus on current issues in a diverse range of areas.
  • The conference is accentuated with opportunities to meet and reconnect with members of the legal community for networking.
  • The 11th Chief Justices conference will be held on October 28. This is a closed-door session that will be attended only by Their Lordships, the Chief Justices of the SAARC countries.

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