JCU Events JCU Law: The Rule of Law as a Determinant of Health

JCU Events

Sat, 11 May 2019

JCU Law: The Rule of Law as a Determinant of Health

Cairns

When: 11 May 19, 4pm -- 6pm

Where: At James Cook University
Room D3.054, Building D3 - The Cairns Institute, Cairns Campus

JCU Law 30 Year Anniversary Presentation Series

Commencement Lecture

Presented by The Honourable Justice Oaglie Bethuel Key Dingake

The Honourable Justice Oaglie Bethuel Key Dingake PhD is one of Africa's most distinguished jurist. He comes from Botswana and currently sits on the Supreme Court and National Courts of Papua New Guinea.

His Honour served for 15 years as a judge of the Industrial Court and High Court of Botswana. He also sat on the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, an international tribunal investigating crimes committed in Sierra Leone against civilians and UN peacekeepers during the civil war which lasted from 1991 to 2002. He has been a judge of the Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea since 2018.

Justice Dingake is considered one of the intellectual leaders of the judiciary not only in his home country of Botswana, but also throughout the African Continent. He graduated in Law from the University of Botswana, completing his Masters of Law at the University of London, and his PhD at the University of Cape Town. He is a true intellectual, having written 7 books, numerous articles and book chapters, and hundreds of judicial opinions.

He is an Adjunct Professor at James Cook University and a distinguished professor at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and has also been a guest lecturer at the International Development Law Institute in Rome Italy.

Register here for further information and catering purposes.

More information: https://events.jcu.edu.au/JCULaw30Yr2019