PM TO GRACE RULE OF LAW PUBLIC LECTURE
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.