• Opening of the First Meeting of Vice Presidents of Supreme Courts and Courts of Cassation in GCC Countries

    01 March 2015

    The first meeting of Vice Presidents of Supreme Courts and Courts of Cassation in GCC countries, hosted in Doha from 1-2 March 2015, was held this morning, at the Doha Hilton Hotel.

    The meeting discussed the strategic plan of the Supreme Courts and Courts of Cassation in GCC countries, professional training of judges and its importance in performing judicial work in GCC countries, appointment of a contact point in Supreme Courts and Courts of Cassation in GCC countries and the Secretariat, and the decision of the Supreme Council in its 34th session in Kuwait on establishing a permanent programme for youth in GCC States (contributing to relief and humanitarian work).

    The meeting was chaired by Dr Thaqeel Sayer Al Shammari, Vice President of the Court of Cassation of the Supreme Judiciary Council.

    This meeting comes as part of Qatar's preparations to host the fourth conference of Presidents of Supreme Courts and Courts of Cassation in GCC states to be held next May.

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