Sri Lanka National Law Conference 2016 on reconciliation, future path
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka Bar Association said its National Law Conference 2016 will focus on conflict after self-determination from British rule and discuss post-conflict reconciliation.
The conference on the theme ‘Sri Lanka the Path Ahead’ will be held from March 18 to 20 next year, with 400 attorneys participating.
Organizers said the conference will take a "broad look at both the history of conflict in Sri Lanka with retrospective observations at the topic of conflict during the post-colonial era as well as an introspective look at the root causes for conflict and ethnic disharmony culminating in a discussion of post conflict reconciliation."
Sessions will deal with Sustainable Development, Foreign Direct Investment, Dispute Resolution and Commercial Law, Laws Delays and Observation on newly formed bodies to investigate grave financial frauds and theft of public funds.
President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, Chief Justice K. Sripavan, Attorney General Y.J.W. Wijayathilaka local and foreign judges as well as top entreprenuers will also address the forum.