18 August 13 2008 Multi Regional Delegation Meeting Summary
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The International Program U.S. Judicial System IIA Multi-Regional Project Bosnia-Herzegovina Burma Timor-Leste Egypt India Indonesia Israel Kazakhstan Lithuania Malaysia Nigeria Malawi Pakistan Republic China Guests: Multi-Regional Delegation Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton met with the international delegation from Africa, Europe, and Asia its headquarters Washington, DC, August 13, 2008, the request the Institute International Education. The visitors were invited the United States under the auspices the Department States International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The stated program objectives for the Multi-Regional Project, U.S. Judicial System II, were, part: To promote appreciation for the rule law and the advancement fair, transparent, accessible and independent judiciaries around the world. indicated the country flags, the Multi-Regional delegation hailed from diverse range countries across Africa, Europe, and Asiaand each representative held position influence their respective legal community. While the United States The International Program Multi-Regional Project they would introduced representatives civil and criminal justice systems and government and independent watchdog groups different regions the United States order promote keen understanding and appreciation for the rule law American society. Judicial Watchs president, Tom Fitton, was invited discuss the organizations role ethical and legal watchdog over the U.S. governments legal and judicial systems. set forth Judicial Watchs Mission Statement, through its educational endeavors, Judicial Watch advocates high standards ethics and morality our nations public life and seeks ensure that political and judicial officials not abuse the powers entrusted them the American people. Judicial Watch fulfills its educational mission through litigation, investigations, and public outreach. The International Program integral part Judicial Watchs educational program. Countries seeking strengthen develop democratic institutions often look America study its laws and the ingenious balance powers created its Founding Fathers. Since 2001, Judicial Watch has been meeting with representatives developing countries who want learn how they can stop corruption and demand accountability from their judges, government officials and agencies. The current diplomatic status between the United States and each country represented this visiting delegation can viewed its entirety the Department States Internet site.