Conference Programme

 

“Building an effective, accountable and inclusive judiciary”
Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania
24th – 28th September 2017
CMJA FINAL PROGRAMME

                                                                                                                                                             As of 29/09/2017

SUNDAY 24TH  SEPTEMBER 2017

9.30-16.00 Council Meeting (Attendance By Invitation Only)  
14:00-17:00 Registration  
1900 Conference Welcome Reception- Akemi Restaurant hosted by Judiciary of Tanzania  
MONDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017
08:00

Registration continues

 
08:45-10:00 Session 1

Opening Ceremony:

1. Words of Welcome: His Hon. Chief Judge John Lowndes, President, CMJA

2. Speech by Head of Judiciary: Prof Ibrahim Juma, Acting Chief Justice of Tanzania

3. Keynote Speech: Her Excellency The Rt. Hon. Samia Hassan, Vice-President of the Republic of Tanzania

 

Songs by Jitegemee Secondary School.

Music by the Brass Band of the Dar es Salam Police.

10:00- 10:45 CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAPH  AND TEA BREAK
10:45-11:15 Introduction by Director of Programmes:

Judge Shamim Qureshi

CMJA Membership – Chief Magistrate Matankiso Nthunya, Lesotho

11:15-12:30 Session 2: Keynote Speech:

“Building an effective, accountable and inclusive judiciary”

Speaker:  Justice Bart Katureebe, Chief Justice of Uganda

Chair: Justice Nicole Stoneham, Bermuda

 
12:30-13:45 LUNCH  
13:30-15:00 Session 3: Panel session:

“Tackling delays, financial and procedural constraints on access to justice and corruption for an effective judiciary.”

Speakers:

1. Dr. Gerald Ndika, Tanzania

2.Ms Roberta Solis, UNODC

Chair: Hon John Vertes, Canada

 
15:00-15:30 TEA BREAK  
15:30-17:00 Session 4: Breakout session:

“Improving Judicial Welfare and Working Conditions”

Moderators:

A. Justice Charles Quinn, Cayman Islands

B. Ms Katrina Walubita, Zambia

C. Justice Charles Mkandawire, Malawi

D. Mark Guthrie, Commonwealth Secretariat  

E. Chief Magistrate Ray Rinaudo, Australia

 
1900 Reception hosted by CMJA at Hyatt Hotel  
TUESDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2017
09:00-09:15 Announcement of 2018 conference: Brisbane, Australia  
09:15-10:30 Session 5: Keynote speech:

“Challenges to building Inclusiveness and Diversity in the modern judiciary”

Speaker:  Justice Lynne Leitch, Canada

Chair: Lord Carnwath, UK Supreme Court

 
10:30-11:00 TEA BREAK  
11:00-12:30 Session 6: Panel Session:

“Effective problem-solving courts”

Speakers:

1. Mental health and drugs courts – Chief Magistrate Juan Wolfe, Bermuda

2. Religious courts Khadi Abdulatif Malampu, Kenya

3. Environmental courts – Judge Sailesh Mehta, England and Wales

Chair: Justice Carolita Bethell, Bahamas

 
12:30-13:45 LUNCH  
13:30-15:00 Session 7A: Panel Session:

”Contemporary and futuristic views of judicial accountability”

Speakers:

1. Chief Judge John Lowndes, Australia

2. Lord Bonomy, Scotland

3. Judge Sahel  Barke, Tanzania

Chair:  Justice Vasheist Korkaram, Trinidad and Tobago

 

Session 7B: Panel Session:

“Issues in International Humanitarian Law”

Speaker:

1. Judge Elizabeth Nahamya, Uganda

2. Ms Judith Kiconco,, ICRC

Chair: Justice Brassington Reynolds, Guyana

 

 

 

 

 
15:00-15:30 TEA BREAK  
15:30-16:30 Session 8: Specialist Subjects Session:

A. “Terrorism and human rights in the courts”
Moderator:
Justice Patrick Kiage, Kenya

 B. “The Role of the Judiciary in Wildlife Management”
Moderator: 
Mr Ilvin Mugeta, Tanzania

C. ”Magistrate, Judge? What’s in a name?”
Moderator:
Judge Tim Workman, England and Wales

D.  “Improving Court Procedures“
Moderator: 
Justice Ferdinand L.K. Wambali, Principal Judge – Tanzania,
District Judge Mathew Joseph, Singapore

 

 

 

 

16:30-17.30 Gender Section Meeting (attendance optional but all delegates welcome  
1900 Free Evening  
WEDNESDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER 2017
CMJA Endowment Fund- Bailiff Sir William Bailhache, Jersey  
09:00-10:30 Session 9: Panel Session:

“Poor Public Image? Dealing with comments by politicians and the media”

1. Justice James Dingemans, England and Wales 

2. Justice Yorokamu Bamwine, Uganda 

Chair: Judge Martin Steen, England and Wales

 
10:30-11:00 TEA BREAK  
11:00-12:30 Session 10:  Panel Session:

“Judging and Emotion in the Lower Courts”

Speaker: Prof Sharyn Roach Anleu, Flinders University, Australia

Coping with financial and judicial stress

Speaker: Justice John Keitirima, Uganda

Chair: Chief Justice Makungu, Zanzibar

 
12:30-13:45 LUNCH  
13:30-15:00 Session 11

Learning Session:

“Computers and Mobile phones: How judges manage to get into trouble”

Speaker: Judge Barry Clarke, England and Wales

Chair:  Chief Magistrate Grace Ukeje, Nigeria

 
15:00-15:15 CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

Judge Shamim Qureshi. CMJA Director of Programmes,

Hon Chief Judge John Lowndes, CMJA President

 
15.15-15.25 Closing of Conference:

The Rt. Hon. Haroun Ali Suleiman, Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar

 
15.25-15.45 TEA BREAK  
19:00 Gala Dinner at Serena Hotel  
THURSDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2017
DAY TRIP to Zanzibar

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