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Rule of Law webinar 6: Promoting the Rule of Law in Commonwealth Small States during COVID-19

Date: 10 November 2020

The discussion will focus on the specific challenges brought on by COVID-19 for Small States in promoting the rule of law.

Panellists will discuss issues such as the business impact on Small States and the need for legislative responses, access to the internet in relation to the delivery of justice services, and specific measures which need to be implemented to help Small States adapt in order to protect their populations.

Opening remarks

The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth

Speakers

  • Justice Gillian Lucky, Judge, Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Justice Bernard S. A. Turner, Judge, Supreme Court of the Bahamas
  • Ms Savalenoa Mareva Betham-Annandale, Attorney-General of Samoa
  • Mr Sifiso M.M. Khumalo, Attorney General of Eswatini
  • Ms Paula Llewellyn, Director of Public Prosecutions of Jamaica

Moderator

Professor Petra Butler, Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand