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Interview with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers

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Diego García-Sayán speaks about the importance of the independence of the legal profession.

Mr Diego García-Sayán was keynote speaker at the side event organised by the Law Society and Lawyers for Lawyers at the United Nations, Palais des Nations, Geneva on 16 March 2017.

Listen to Mr García-Sayán speak about the importance of the independence of the legal profession, the challenges faced by lawyers in different countries, and the collaboration between him as mandate holder and organisations like the Law Society:

A transcript can be provided upon request.

Can’t see the podcast? Listen to the audio on SoundCloud

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