Leadership to bring more justice and uphold the rule of law

Building the rule of law remains as important as it is challenging. Leadership undoubtedly plays a crucial role.

Justice Leadership

Willy Mutunga

Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Kenya

Former Chief Justice of the Kenyan Supreme Court and Commonwealth Secretary-General's Special Envoy to the Maldives

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Diego García-Sayán

UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers

UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Former Minister of Justice of Peru and former President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

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Kalthoum Kennou

Judge at the Court of Cassation, Tunisia

Judge at the Court of Cassation, Former Secretary-General of the Association of Tunisian Judges (AMT)

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Athaliah Molokomme

Former Attorney General, Botswana

Former Attorney General of the Republic of Botswana, first woman in the country to hold that position

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Sang-Hyun Song

Former President of the International Criminal Court

Former President of the International Criminal Court, Current President of UNICEF/Korea

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Ernst Hirsch Ballin

Former Minister of Justice, The Netherlands

Former Minister in the Dutch government, Honorary University Professor at Tilburg University and member of the Scientific Council for Government Policy

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Siri Frigaard

Former Chief Prosecutor, Norway

Former Chief Prosecutor of Norway and former Director of the Norwegian National Authority for Prosecution of Organized and Other Serious Crimes

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Salaheddin Al-Bashir

Former Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Board the Justice Center for Legal Aid, Jordan

Former Minister in the Jordanian Government and the Founder and Senior Partner of International Business Legal Associates (IBLAW)

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Claudia Paz y Paz – JL Emeritus

Former Attorney General, Guatemala

Guatemala's first female Attorney General, 2013 Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Secretary for Multidimensional Security for the Organization of American States (OAS)

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Tharcisse Karugarama

Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Rwanda

Former Minister of Justice, Attorney General and President of the High Court in Rwanda

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