L4L 25th Anniversary Seminar Reporting and documentation

15 Apr 11 


Below you can find videos, photos, speeches and reports relating to the L4L Seminar and the presentation of the first Lawyers for Lawyers Award on 15 April 2011 in Amsterdam. Here you can read a report of the day.



Acceptance speech Alec Muchadehama

Introductory Observations by Phon van den Biesen, President L4L

Report of the Jury



‘Zimbabwean lawyer honoured in the Netherlands’, Wereldomroep



UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Gabriela Knaul, participated in the discussion

Dean of the Dutch Bar Association Jan Loorbach congratulated L4L with its 25th anniversary

Hans Thoolen (President of the Martin Ennals Foundation) and professor Theo van Boven

From left to right lawyers Alirio Uribe Munoz (Colombia), Arnold Tsunga (Zimbabwe), Iyas Maleh (Syria), Edre Olalia (Philippines) and Mohammad Mostafaei (Iran)

Jury President Heikelina Verrijn Stuart described the Jury’s task as honorable, humble, but at the same time “almost impossible”

For more photos of the seminar, see here (with thanks to Jon Bustamante from Kodao Productions).

An impression of the morning session of the seminar

Alec Muchadehama receives flowers from Andrée van Es at the reception at the Amsterdam Mayor´s house

Photos of the reception on Friday afternoon can be found here.

Alec Muchadehama and Heikelien Verrijn Stuart