Today after three days of deliberations, the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting 2022 concluded with a set of proposed actions to be taken at the national and Commonwealth level to realise equal access to justice and justice transformation for all by 2030.
The Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting (CLMM) took place from 22-25 November 2022, in Mauritius.
The 2022 CLMM was hosted by the Attorney General’s Office Mauritius and was convened under the theme: ‘Strengthening international cooperation through the rule of law and the protection of human rights’
The Secretary General of the Commonwealth, the Rt Honourable Patricia Scotland, KC, attended the meeting.
Today Commonwealth Law Ministers unanimously agreed to recommend the 'Commonwealth Principles on Freedom of Expression and the Role of the Media in Good Governance' to Commonwealth Leaders to consider at the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
A blog by Dr Elizabeth Macharia, Legal Adviser, Law Development Section, Governance and Peace Directorate, Commonwealth Secretariat.
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