Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘International Lawyers’ Conference 2023‘ at New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan today. This conference, organized by the Bar Council of India, has brought together legal experts from across the globe to deliberate on the theme ‘Emerging Challenges in Justice Delivery System.’ The event, scheduled for September 23 and 24, marks the first of its kind in India and aims to facilitate discussions on pressing legal issues of both national and international significance.
A Platform for Dialogue and Collaboration
The primary objective of the International Lawyers’ Conference 2023 is to serve as a platform for meaningful dialogue and discussion on various legal topics. The conference is designed to foster the exchange of ideas and experiences among legal professionals and strengthen international cooperation while enhancing the understanding of legal issues.
The theme ‘Emerging Challenges in Justice Delivery System‘ holds immense relevance in the current global context. The justice delivery system plays a pivotal role in maintaining the rule of law, protecting human rights, and ensuring access to justice for all. Therefore, this conference is expected to offer valuable insights and solutions to address the evolving challenges in the legal sphere.
International Lawyers’ Conference 2023: Key Discussion Areas
Throughout the two-day event, experts and participants will delve into a wide range of topics that are shaping the legal landscape. Some of the key discussion areas include:
Emerging Legal Trends: The legal profession is constantly evolving, influenced by societal changes and technological advancements. Legal experts will share their insights into the latest trends and developments in the field.
Challenges in Cross-Border Litigation: As globalization continues to connect nations, cross-border litigation poses unique challenges. The conference will explore strategies and best practices to address these complex legal matters.
Legal Technology: Technology is transforming the legal profession, from research and documentation to dispute resolution. The event will feature discussions on the role of technology in modern legal practice.
Environmental Law: With growing concerns about climate change and environmental conservation, legal experts will discuss the role of law in addressing environmental challenges and promoting sustainability.
Inauguration by Distinguished Leaders
Shri Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, inaugurated the event alongside Dr. D.Y. Chandrachud, the Chief Justice of India, representing the highest authority in the Indian judiciary. The inaugural ceremony also featured Union Law Minister Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal as the Guest of Honour, enhancing the event’s prestige. Furthermore, the valedictory session witnessed the participation of Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah and The Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom. This distinguished gathering also included Judges from the Supreme Court of India, making it a truly momentous occasion in the legal arena.
Global Scholars and Legal Luminaries
In addition to the distinguished judges and leaders, the conference is set to host a record number of esteemed scholars. These scholars hail from the Supreme Court and various High Courts of India, bringing a rich diversity of perspectives to the table. Their insights and research will enrich the discourse and contribute to the conference’s mission of promoting meaningful dialogue.