Zimbabwe: ICJ holds Judges Symposium

The ICJ and the Judicial Service Commission of Zimbabwe held the End of Term Symposium for the judiciary of Zimbabwe at the Troutbeck Inn in Nyanga, 31 March – 2 April 2016.

Chief Justice Chidyausiku in his opening remarks at the End of Term Symposium, stated that the Symposia are important because they give judges an opportunity to meet and engage with each other on various issues of interest or concern.

Additionally the purpose of the Symposium is to improve the quality of service in terms of judgments and the speedy outcome of cases.

In attendance at the Symposium were 72 delegates including judges from the Supreme Court, High Court and Labour Court, as well as representatives from the Law Society of Zimbabwe.

The programme included a joint session with all the courts in attendance, to discuss topics of judicial ethics and case management.

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