Legal Experts from Over 20 Countries to Meet in Cuba

Havana, May 16 (Prensa Latina) – More than 400 law experts from over 20 countries will gather for the 7th International Meeting on Justice and Law, set for the Havana Convention Center on May 21-23.

President of the Higher People’s Court, Ruben Remigio Ferro, said in a press conference that the meeting is expected to be a bright opportunity to exchange experiences and knowledge among legal experts from Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Chile and Argentina, among other countries.

Cuba will humbly exhibit its achievements in the field, some of them acknowledged worldwide as an example of swiftness in dealing with cases, transparency, professionalism and judicial practices in family-related issues.

In the field of criminal justice, Cuba shows achievements that are still aspirations to several countries, he commented, and highlighted the conception about the treatment to inmates.

Ferro announced that some delegations will be led by presidents and vice presidents of Supreme Courts of Justice, and panels, workshops and masterly lectures will be held on civil law, administrative law, family law, labor law, environment and social security.

Participants will also tour prisons and attend trial, said Ferro, adding that the high tournout expected from foreign experts proves the respect, consideration and admiration for what has been achieved in the field here, despite permanent campaigns to discredit Cuba.