13th SAARCLAW Conference and 10th SAARC Chief Justices’ Conference:
SAARCLAW Nepal Chapter hosted a well-organized, well attended and a successful 13th SAARCLAW and 10th SAARC Chief Justices' conference. The conference was inaugurated by the Hon’ble President and Prime Minister of Nepal. SAARCLAW is striving to bring the Legal Fraternity in South Asia together. The member countries of SAARC and its legal community have often felt the need to be closer and work together for better life and effective understanding through shared learning in the field of law reforms, enforcement, and justice administration, good governance with special advantages for regional cooperation, development and growth. There is a growing need amongst the member countries to focus on regional infrastructure as a means to facilitate meaningful connectivity for regional trade and free flow of ideas, goods, services, technology and resources as lack of connectivity will hinder regional development in all dimensions. The Legal Community of SAARC region has explored the possibility of enhancing connectivity in SAARC through law, justice, good governance and development. SAARCLAW Conference and Chief Justices Conference is one of the major steps of SAARCLAW to turn the vision and mission of the organization into reality. SAARCLAW organized 13th SAARCLAW Conference and 10th Chief Justices Conference on the 5th-6th March 2016 at Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu, Nepal. The conference was inspired by the theme of SAARC Conference of head of the states and government that was held in February, 2015 at Kathmandu. The theme of the conference was “Connecting SAARC through Law, Justice, Good Governance and Development. The conference was attended by the Chief Justices or its representatives from and the legal fraternity from South Asia. Kathmandu Declaration has been adopted by the Chief Justices or their representatives in 10th Chief Justices' Conference held in Kathmandu, Nepal, 5-6 March 2016.