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Justice Minister receives UIA delegation

Published the:  10/03/2011

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March. 10, 2011 – TAP - Justice Minister Lazhar Karoui Chebbi received, on Thursday in Tunis, a delegation of the "Union International des Avocats" (UIA), led by Mr. Pascal Maurer who was accompanied by President of the Bar Abderrazak Kilani.
The Minister stressed the importance of boosting co-operation with UIA, laying emphasis on efforts made to enhance the independence of the judiciary.
For his part, the Head of the delegation expressed the Union's will to strengthen co-operation with Tunisia, particularly exchanging expertise and organizing training courses for Tunisian lawyers.
He expressed consideration for efforts exerted to strengthen the independence of the judiciary and lawyers after the January 14 Revolution.
A working session was held between the delegation of and the Ministry's Officials; it focused on possible co-operation fields in the exchange of expertise, particularly with the Tunisian Higher Institute of the Judiciary and the Higher Institute for the Lawyer Profession.