News & Events 02-05-2013


Union International Des Avocats  - Paris

02 -05-2013

Change and Development Foundation represented by its president Dr. Zina Kyriakos, and  in collaboration with the union of Kuwaiti lawyers represented by the secretary of the union Mr  Saqaf Al Saqaf, organized a conference between the International Union of lawyers in Paris and the union of Kuwaiti lawyers –Kuwait.

 

one of  the results of this conference was that the  Union of Kuwaiti Lawyers joined the international Union of lawyers in Paris to represent the Kuwaiti lawyers in the International Union.

secretary of the Kuwaiti lawyers Mr. Saqaf Al Saqaf said that : “ joining the International Union of lawyers in Paris will gives the Kuwaiti lawyers privileges if they register their membership in both Kuwaiti and international union of lawyers and open the door wide for them to be assigned to look into the international law cases , in coordination with international authorities in Kuwait and abroad.

Mr. Saqaf added that the union will allow any Kuwaiti lawyer to the possibility to register in both unions, to get these privileges that the Kuwaiti union will explained it to any lawyers applied for a membership registration.

Saqaf also announced that the International union for lawyers awarded the Chairman of Kuwaiti union of lawyers Mr. Nasser Al-Heyfi the honor to become the vice-president of the International Union of lawyers in Paris, a position that is highly appreciated for Kuwait and the lawyer’s profession.

Mr. Saqaf added that the idea of Joining the International Union of lawyers Occurred to those in charge of the Kuwaiti Union  long time ago where  correspondence started between   both sides, with a special effort and assistant offered by Dr. Kyriakos  with the International Union of Lawyers in Paris.

successful efforts leads to the approval  of the membership of Kuwait where the Kuwait Union met  all the required conditions.