SENEGAL-JUSTICE-ASSISES / Reform and modernization must cover all components of justice, according to President Faye – Senegalese Press Agency

Diamniadio, May 28 (APS) – The President of the Republic, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, underlined, Tuesday, in Diamniadio (west), the need to modernize and reform the justice sector in all its components, to materialize the commune desire of the Senegalese to build a state of law.

”It should be remembered that to build the rule of law that we want, the reform and modernization of the judicial system must not be limited to the criminal aspect which, it is true, more polarizes our collective attention”, a- he declared.

The Head of State presided over the opening of work devoted to the reform and modernization of justice.

”We must not forget civil cases of which commercial matters constitute a major component, labor law and administrative litigation, all areas whose management conditions the functioning of justice,” he said. said.

The justice conference is held at the Abdou Diouf International Conference Center in Diamniadio, in the Rufisque department.

”It is a major event which will serve as a framework for the various actors to examine in depth our judicial system in order to improve it (…) The reflections must lead to concrete results, affecting various aspects of the judicial system,” wrote the Office of Government Information (BIG) in a note received by the APS.

The BIG ensures that the work will focus on themes as important as the status of magistrates, the organization and functioning of the Superior Council of the Judiciary, the conditions of detention and preparation for the social reintegration of prisoners, the regime of deprivation freedom, care for children in danger or in conflict with the law, etc.

”By choosing to go through dialogue to find solutions to justice problems, despite strong legitimacy (54.28% of the vote) and a project acclaimed by the Senegalese, President Bassirou Diomaye Faye is doing more than demonstrating its attachment to the deep values ​​of peace and democracy. It perpetuates a very Senegalese tradition,” comments the Government Information Office.

The BIG recalls that to meet the challenge of modernizing Senegalese justice, the Head of State has mobilized the entire nation. From institutions to citizens, including the media and civil society.

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