Incoming CCJ President Selected by UN body for International Judicial Board

Justice Adrian Saunders joins judicial officers from Croatia, Qatar, Brazil, Malaysia, Nigeria, Portugal and Canada on the Advisory Board.


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Tuesday April 24, 2018
– Justice Adrian Saunders, who will assume the presidency of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on July 4, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Global Judicial Integrity Network by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s (UNODC) Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration.

The 10-member Advisory Board will help identify priority challenges and emerging topics in judicial integrity and assist judiciaries in addressing those challenges as they arise.

The UNODC will also provide bilateral and regional technical assistance to support judiciaries in the development and implementation of strategies, measures and systems to strengthen integrity and accountability in the justice system.

Each of the Advisory Board members was chosen because of their active engagement in advancing judicial integrity.

The Vincentian born Justice Saunders, who will be the third CCJ President, joins judicial officers from Croatia, Qatar, Brazil, Malaysia, Nigeria, Portugal and Canada on the Advisory Board.

The judge is also the Chairman of the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers.

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