Nov 28, 2017 - Chief Justice Chancellor Emad Saleem Sa’ad met with delegation from The International Legal Foundation (ILF) represented by Executive Director Jennifer Smith and Attorney Muhannad Assaf in the presence of Assistant Secretary General Assad Shunnar.
The meeting came to discuss cooperation on legal aid provided by the ILF to the needy litigators who can't afford hiring a lawyer; the delegation also reviewed tasks that have been accomplished by the foundation.
H.E. Sa’ad assured the continuation of coordination between both parties, and assuring that HJC policy is to improve public services and to guarantee access to justice for all Palestinian citizens.
For his part, Judge Shunnar emphasized the importance of sustainable and institutionalized legal aid to support marginalized groups in Palestinian society; he also assured the importance of establishing national fund to accomplish such aid and to achieve access to justice and fair trial.