Swazi Observer - - NATIONAL NEWS - Sto­ries by Sisho Ma­gag­ula

THE Law So­ci­ety of Swazi­land (LSS) has lined up a high pro­file pub­lic lec­ture to com­mem­o­rate the up­com­ing In­ter­na­tional Hu­man Rights Day on Mon­day.

The so­ci­ety of lo­cal le­gal ea­gles will host the in­au­gu­ral rule of law and hu­man rights lec­ture to com­mem­o­rate the In­ter­na­tional Hu­man Rights Day to mark 70 years of the adop­tion of the Uni­ver­sal Dec­la­ra­tion of Hu­man Rights (UDHR) of 1948.

Ex­pected Prime Min­is­ter Am­brose Mand­vulo Dlamini is ex­pected to grace the event that will com­mence at 6pm at the Happy Val­ley Ho­tel. Re­spected Chief Jus­tice of the High Court of the Re­pub­lic of South Africa, Gaut­eng, Jus­tice Jody Kol­lapen will be the guest speaker, and a num­ber of lo­cal judges are also ex­pected to at­tend.

In a state­ment re­leased yes­ter­day, LSS Pres­i­dent Mandla Mkhwanazi said the event would be in the form of a pub­lic lec­ture.

“The pur­pose of the lec­ture is to find syn­er­gies within jus­tice sec­tor play­ers in par­tic­u­lar, but also with mem­bers of the pub­lic in strength­en­ing the rule of law.

The Law So­ci­ety recog­nises that the rule of law does not ex­ist for the ben­e­fit of the users of the jus­tice sys­tem, whether it be in crim­i­nal or civil mat­ters,” he said. Mkhwanazi fur­ther men­tioned that other guests would in­clude the Min­is­ter of Jus­tice and Con­sti­tu­tional Af­fairs Pho­lile Shakantu, At­tor­ney Gen­er­alSi­fisoKhu­malo,Di­rec­tor of Pub­lic Prose­cu­tions Phila Dlamini, mem­bers of the Law So­ci­ety, mem­bers of civil so­ci­ety groups and the me­dia.

GUEST SPEAKER: Prime Min­is­ter Am­brose Mand­vulo Dlamini.

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