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ILAC Public Seminar "A Necessary Challenge: Building Resilient and Responsive Justice Institutions in Fragile and Repressive Countries"

The International Legal Assistance Consortium (the “ILAC”) will hold its Annual General Meeting from May 11 to 13, 2017 in Tokyo. On this occasion, the ILAC, JFBA and JICA would like to invite participants to the Public Seminar on Assistance for Peace-building and Reconstruction of Justice.


The ILAC is a consortium of legal and judicial organizations which assist in peace-building activities for conflict-affected and fragile countries, mainly in the Middle East and North Africa. The JFBA is also a member of the ILAC.


In this seminar, the valuable experiences of the speakers in the peace-building process of various countries, including East Timor, will be introduced, as well as the details of some of the ILAC’s projects.


Please do not miss this valuable opportunity to learn more about the reality of peace-building assistance and international legal technical assistance.


Date & Time May 13, 2017 (Saturday) 13:30-17:30
Venue JICA Global Plaza (inside Ichigaya Building),
International Conference Hall on the 2nd Floor,
10-5 Ichigaya Honmuracho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8433
Fee Free, Registration Required
Language English (No Simultaneous Translation Provided)
Speakers / Presenters 
/ Commentators

Jöran Bjällerstedt: (Ambassador-at-large for Peace-building and State-building, Sweden)

Atsushi Hanatani (former Executive Advisor to the Director General / Senior Director, Office for Peacebuilding and Reconstruction, Infrastructure and Peace-building Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), PhD)

Diego García Sayán (UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers)

Christian Åhlund (ILAC Executive Director 2001-2015; Team Leader for ILAC Assessment Missions in East Timor, 2001; and in the Central African Republic, 2016)

Ivana Hrdličková (President and Judge, UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon, ILAC individual member)

His Excellency Ivo Jorge Valente (Minister of Justice, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste)

Richard Malengule (Central African Republic Country Director with the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative)

Daisaku Higashi (Associate Professor of Sophia University, Tokyo, PhD.)


Please fill out and send the form (PDF File;226KB) to the International Affairs Division of the JFBA by May 8th

Fax No: +81-3-3580-9840
E-mail: international@nichibenren.or.jp

*Please include the information required in the form

Organizers International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA)
Registration Office International Affairs Division, JFBA
Tel: +81-3-3580-9741


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