Top judges to attend UIA meet in Goa this month


The country's top judges are scheduled to attend a two-day conference on global business and human rights for millennium development goals organized by Union Internationale des Avocate (UIA) a Paris-based international association of advocates on March 23 and 24.
Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir will deliver the inaugural address at the conference. Supreme Court judge H L Gokhale and Ranjana Desai and Bombay high court Chief Justice Mohit Shah will also attend the conference. Speaking to mediapersons, senior Supreme Court counsel Amal Kumar Ganguly said that the association works in order to promote interactivity and contribution to the development of law across the world.
Senior counsel Surendra Desai said the conference will host a discussion on the role of lawyers and their contribution to the world.
Advocate general Atmaram Nadkarni said that UIA has around 2,000 individual members and 200 bar associations from over 110 countries. "Various law-related issues will be discussed and participants will get the benefit of receiving expert opinions," Nadkarni added.
Millennium development goals, challenges and opportunities in the global economy and influence of business on culture will also be discussed. Over 100 participants have registered so far. [TOI]