|ILPD RELEASES NEW 84 GRADUATES
Nyanza,26th May, 2012
The Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD) based in Nyanza celebrated this Friday May 25th, 2012 its 2nd graduation, an occasion on which 84 students were proclaimed holders of Bachelor’s degree in Laws.
The event was attended by different guests including Mr. Jean Pierre KAYITARE, the delegate of the Minister of Justice who could not attend due to state service, delegates from army and police institutions, the Mayor of Nyanza District Mr Abdallah MURENZI, and graduates’ families and relatives.
Among the ILPD students who have recently graduated there are 33 judges, 31 prosecutors and 20 lawyers who are expected to compose a new profile of judicial officers and legal professionals with new and high skills in the domain of justice.
In speeches made at the graduation, Jean Pierre KAYITARE who represented the Minister of Justice called upon the freshly graduated students to not leave out the skills they have acquired at the very day, instead, to put this knowledge into practice as to better serve the society. He further thanked their trainers and whoever may have contributed to achieving this exploit by any means.
The Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD) based in Nyanza-Southern Province is under the Ministry of Justice and was established by Law No. 22/2006 of 28/04/2006 as an institution of higher learning. It has been in operation since 2008. The main objective of ILPD is to provide practical legal education to lawyers at the start of their career as judges, prosecutors or lawyers as well as to already serving legal professionals. In line with this objective, the courses offered are diverse and equip students with hands on practical knowledge and skills about the law, procedure as well as the likely documents that have to be drafted in order to initiate the necessary action.
Other subjects are intended to provide an interface between the law and other social disciplines like psychology and philosophy.
NUR student as a trainee at the Southern Province.