Faculty of Law Symposium: Diagnosing Human Rights in Trinidad & Tobago - A Road Map for Development

Event Date(s): 09/12/2015

Location: Noor Hassanali Auditorium, Faculty of Law, UWI St. Augustine Campus

The UWI St. Augustine Campus’ Faculty of Law in collaboration with the European Union present a Symposium titled, Diagnosing Human Rights in Trinidad and Tobago – A Road Map for Development.

The event takes place from 5 to 7.30pm.

Speakers include:  

  • The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi – Attorney General for Trinidad and Tobago
  • The Honourable Justice Frank Seepersad - Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Mr. Reginald Armour – President of the TT Law Association
  • Mr. Colin Robinson – Executive Director, Coalition Advocating for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation
  • Mrs. Hazel Thompson-Ahye - Child Rights Advocate, Managing Director, Epiphany Consultancy Services Ltd.
  • The moderator for the event is Ms. Daniela Tramacere - Charge d’Affaires, European Union Delegation to Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ambassadors to TT from France, Spain, UK, Netherlands and Germany

Panelists’ presentations will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.

All are invited to attend. RSVPs are still open. Send yours now by calling 622-6628 or email delegation-trinidad-and-tobago-events@eeas.europa.eu.

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History of The UWI St. Augustine Faculty of Law and EU:

The Faculty of Law, UWI, St. Augustine won its first consultancy-project grant funded by the European Union in August 2015.  The name of the project is entitled “Growing Local Capacity for Elevating Trinidad and Tobago to International Human Rights Standards”.  As the name implies, the focus of the bid is on human rights and is for a duration of 24 months.  The Faculty envisages that the project will entail liaising with civil society organisations, government institutions as several activities in the project are performed.  The main activities in the project includes the design and implementation of public awareness campaigns to include a Human Rights Open Day; co-development and implementation of training modules with stakeholders, preparation and presentation of Research and Litigation Strategy; short films, workshops, public discussions and research.

Admission:Free, RSVPs still open

Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |