Prime Minister Narendra Modi kickstarted the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) – Commonwealth Attorneys and Solicitors General Conference (CASGC) 2024 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, focusing on Cross-Border Challenges in Justice Delivery.
Global Focus on Cross-Border Challenges
The conference, attended by international guests, aimed to address critical issues such as legal education, judicial transition, ethical dimensions of legal practice, and executive accountability.
India’s Leadership in International Legal Forums
Prime Minister Modi highlighted India’s special relationship with Africa and its significant role in the G20 during India’s presidency, setting the tone for international cooperation in addressing legal challenges.
Celebrating Legal Fraternity Interaction
PM Modi celebrated recent interactions with the legal fraternity, including the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Supreme Court of India and the International Lawyers Conference, emphasizing the importance of global collaboration in the legal field.
Indian Philosophy on Justice and Governance
Echoing Indian philosophy on justice, PM Modi stressed the importance of citizen-centric justice, advocating for initiatives like Lok Adalats to ensure ease of access to justice for all.
Empowering Women in Law and Modernizing Legal Systems
PM Modi advocated for the inclusion of women in the legal profession and the modernization of legal systems to reflect present realities, including the abolition of colonial laws and leveraging technology for efficiency.
International Exchange Programs and Collaboration
Expressing India’s willingness to share experiences and learn from other countries, PM Modi emphasized the importance of international exchange programs and collaboration in addressing modern challenges in justice delivery.
Shared Commitment to Justice Delivery Efficiency
The conference concluded with a shared commitment to justice delivery efficiency and the need for collaboration in transnational justice delivery, setting the stage for continued international cooperation in the legal field.
Dignitaries and Stakeholder Engagement
Dignitaries attending the conference included Chief Justice of India, Dr. Justice D Y Chandrachud, Union Minister for Law and Justice, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, and other prominent figures from the legal fraternity, fostering fruitful interaction among stakeholders.
Important questions related to exams
1. What was the theme of the CLEA-CASGC 2024 Conference?
2. What initiative did PM Modi highlight as a mechanism for resolving small cases related to public utility services?
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