The Ministry of Justice and Police (JusPol) in Suriname is preparing to start the Master’s degree program in Legislative Lawyers. In connection with this, the Minister of Justice and Police, Kenneth Amoksi, had a meeting with the rector Hans Lim A Po of the FHR Lim A Po Institute for Higher Education (FHR) on Thursday 16 September.
Based on the needs of the ministry, the departmental leadership of the Ministry of Justice and Police approached the institute to set up a master’s degree program in Legislative Law. The Legislative Lawyers give general direction to social developments by means of the law. They contribute, among other things, to research and policy developments to arrive at legislation and regulations that apply to Surinamese society.
The intention is that in addition to employees of JusPol, employees of other ministries will also participate in this training. The Cabinet of the President and the Vice President has also indicated that there is a need for this training. There are also requests from the National Assembly and other ministries.
The aim is to start the training in January 2022. The first year will have the character of a diploma programme. Subsequently, they will start with the one-year master’s programme. The FHR Lim A Po Institute for Higher Education is a Surinamese educational institution for bachelor’s and master’s programmes, research and policy advice.
The other attendees at this meeting were Director of Justice, Sharma Lakhisaran, Under Director of General Administration Paul van Dun, Bureau Legislation Jenny Sawiran, Dusty Karjadrana employee of the Bureau Legislation and staff employee General Management, Germaine Menes.
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