Roya Institute is pleased to share information about the Chair’s Event to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Adoption of the UN Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems, 31 January 2023, 1-2 PM CET– (hybrid).
Last December marked the tenth anniversary of adopting the UN Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems by the General Assembly (12 December 2012, Res. 67/187).
As the instrument was developed under the auspices of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), together with the current Chair of the CCPCJ, H.E. Ambassador Mugwanja from Kenya, UNODC is organizing a Chair’s Event to celebrate this occasion with the Member States in Vienna, on 31 January from 1-2 PM CET.
Please find attached the concept note and flyer with the list of speakers who will deliver their remarks in person and remotely.
The event will be a webcast and is publicly accessible live through this link (and later through the same link on demand).
- Opening and moderation by CCPCJ Chair (H.E. Amb. Mary Mugwanja, Kenya)
- Opening remarks by Ms. Ghada Waly, Executive Director, UNODC
- Keynote statements by high-level representatives and contributions from substantive experts from Member States from different regions and the Chair of the Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
- Additional Statements by representatives of Member States