CAJO hosts successful 6th Biennial Conference

3 Nov 2019

PORT OF SPAIN, November 02, 2019. Over 150 judicial officers including Chief Justices, Judges, Magistrates, Registrars, and Court Administrators from throughout the Caribbean met in Belize City, Belize from October 31- November 02, for the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers’ (CAJO) 6th Biennial Conference.

This year’s Conference was hosted by the Judiciary of Belize under the theme “Judicial Integrity – the Pathway to Public Trust and Confidence.” It was launched with a well- attended Opening Ceremony on Day One which featured remarks by the Rt Honourable Dean Barrow, Prime Minister of Belize, the Honourable Mr Justice Kenneth Benjamin, Chief Justice of Belize, and the Honourable Mr Justice Peter Jamadar, Chairman of CAJO and Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). In his remarks, Prime Minister Barrow expressed his appreciation of courts in the region, stating “all sectors in our societies, therefore, including the Executives themselves, ought to be grateful for the checks that Judicial Officers impose on either genuine Governmental mistake or deliberate overreach.”

 

Access full Media Release here: CAJO media release 02_2019