PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTT
he International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) presents its fact-finding report Rule of law in Malawi: The road to recovery. The report follows the visit of a high-level delegation of legal experts’ to Malawi in January 2012, to assess the state of the rule of law in the country.
Since the IBAHRI undertook the mission, Malawi’s political landscape has changed dramatically. The IBAHRI report considers progress already made in Malawi’s ‘road to recovery’, since January 2012, as well as highlighting important areas of reform still needed to complete Malawi’s journey.
To mark the release of the report the IBAHRI invites you to attend a high-level panel discussion on the rule of law in Malawi, addressing the key themes, findings and recommendations of the report. The IBAHRI’s report will be available to those attending the debate and the report will subsequently be available online via the IBAHRI website
. PresentersTinoziva Bere
Attorney, President of the Law Society of Zimbabwe, IBAHRI mission delegateMarshal Chilenga
Commissioner, Malawi Human Rights CommissionJohn-Gift Mwakhwawa
Attorney, President of the Malawi Law Society Moderator
Richard Lee Communications Manager, Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA)
The event will take place Monday, 3 September 1730 at 1900 Crossroads Hotel, Mchinji Roundabout, Crossroads Complex, Lilongwe, Malawi.
Attendance is free. However seating is limited and registration is required. The panel will be followed by a drinks reception. Please send the names of all attendees to Etienne Pic at
by 11.00 on 3rdSeptember, 2012.