JUDGES FROM EAST AND WEST AFRICA MEET
22 October 2003
Honourable Chief Justices and senior judges from Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, The Gambia and Uganda met in Nairobi, Kenya on 10-11 October 2003 at the UNEP Chief Justices Meeting of East and West African Countries under the chairmanship of the Honourable Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya, Hon. Justice Johnson Evan Gicheru. The purpose of the meeting was to develop national, sub-regional and regional programmes of work for the implementation of the UNEP Global Judges Symposium, within the framework of subsequent Governing Council decisions. Dr Eldad Tukahirwa, IUCN Regional Director for Eastern Africa, attended the meeting for IUCN as apart of the ongoing collaboration between UNEP and IUCN in working with the judiciary.
Find the 'Nairobi Statement' adopted at the October 10-11 meeting here
Original URL was: iucn.org/themes/law/index200310.html