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Justice in the 21st century –globalization challenges

The beginning of the meetings of the Law Forum Qatar

The Law Qatar Forum, Doha May 30 / QNA / in the the Ritz Carlton Hotel today. The forum launched its working sessions under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani. The morning meeting included a number of professionals, judges and legalists from Qatar and outside Qatar on the objectives of the Forum, the rule of law, globalization and other related topics.

The opening speech of His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jaber Al-Thani Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs takes place officially this evening. The Forum held under the slogan "global commitment to the rule of law" will be attended by approximately / 300 /participants from / 54 / countries. There will be also 400 / men representing practitioners in the justice sector in Qatar.

H.E took the floor at this meeting which was held under the title "Justice of the atheist in the twentieth century: the challenges of globalization," Judge Mohammed bin Masoud Amiri, head of the Supreme Council for the Judiciary Authorities of the State of Qatar,described the meeting as a Unique gathering because of the large number of judges involved and the legal issues to address: the role of law justice and the provision of justice based on the rule of law in case of conflict of interest.

Judge Al-Amri, pointed out the essential role of the judiciary in the interpretation of law provisions and broadcast life on the grounds, and the judiciary as means of social control through the law.

He noted in his intervention that there are three legal systems, the rules of Latin Lour, the Anglo-Saxon system and the Islamic law system...He pointed out that all these systems share the same objective, which is to provide justice in spite of different mechanisms.

Challenges and tensions.
H.E also said that a part of the judges’ job and responsibility is to maintain and keep social peace. Therefore they have to provide Protections for human lives in spite of the legal systems that represent different human cultures, uniting and serving their goals of today’s modern days to face different challenges and every day life tensions.

A number of judges and participants from several countries in the world also addressed the forum. They discussed the challenges facing today’s world such as fighting the drawback of globalization, climate change and religious change for the benefit of the upcoming generations thanks to the solidarity of all scientists, judges and politicians .. They believe that resolving these issues can occur either through war or the law which confirms the importance of this Forum that discusses this vital aspect.

They emphasized the importance of the international commitment to the independent legal system, the need for international conventions, sacrifices and respect for law enforcement at all levels in order to face those challenges.

The speakers at this meeting highlighted the concept of justice and globalization, which means, in their view, the disappearance of borders that shortened the distance between social political, economic and behavioral nations among peoples.

They called on the world to pave the way for globalization, taking into consideration that it should not contrary to the values and ethics of their own culture... They said that the adoption by the I.L.O Member States of the declaration on social justice for a fair globalization is a historical step in the effort it’s made by in the process of the organization.

During this meeting, discussions and interventions by a number of judges in many States addressed the judicial systems in their countries, stressing the importance of the rule of law, the conditions of justice and the importance of establishing more of constitutional and judicial institutions at the international level to achieve the success required in the different human dimensions.


under the patronage of H.H. the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani , H.E. Hamad Bin Jassem Bin Jabor Al-Thani inaugurated the Forum works

PM to open Qatar Law Forum today 30- 5-2009


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