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The Law and Society Webinar Series is an initiative of the Eugene Dupuch Law School, in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers, and APEX, the Caribbean Agency for Justice Solutions, with the aim of sharing regional perspectives on topical issues concerning law and Caribbean society.

Our Webinar Series will deal with matters such as rebuilding our tourism economies, technology and Caribbean development, the importance and value of fundamental rights and freedoms in the context of protecting the dignity and autonomy of our peoples and fortifying and preserving the ideals and meanings of regional citizenship.

TOPIC

TOURISM:
SUN, SEA & MASKS

Anticipating the Post COVID-19 Recovery of the Caribbean Tourism Sector

June 18th, 2020
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EST)

This webinar will address the impact of COVID-19 on regional tourism and the legal implications for the reopening of Caribbean borders, businesses and society.

Our panel of experts, drawn from across the Caribbean, will share their insights, predictions and guidance on the legal ramifications of the COVID-19 recovery for the Caribbean tourism sector.

To complete your registration, kindly click on the link below:

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Tonya Bastian Galanis

Principal
Eugene Dupuch Law School

Dr. Terrence Farrell

Frm. Chairman
Economic Advisory Board of Trinidad & Tobago

Emile G. R. Leiba

President
Jamaican Bar Association

Joy Jibrilu

Director General
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

Jerome Sawyer

Broadcast Journalist
Moderator

Welcome Back Tourists – Open for Business

Dr. Terrance Farrell, Economic Advisory Board, (Trinidad and Tobago)

Welcome Back, Tourists! Readying our region in the aftermath of COVID-19.

Mrs. Joy Jibrilu, Director General, Ministry of Tourism and Aviation

Welcome Back, Tourists! Legal consideration for our workers, our people, our visitors.

Mr. Emile G.R. Leiba, President, Jamaican Bar Association

June 18, 2020 | 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Tourism: Sun, Sea and Masks: Anticipating the Post COVID-19 recovery of the Tourism Sector.

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June 25, 2020 | 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Curfews, Lockdowns and Human Rights: The (Ongoing) Effect of COVID-19 Driven Orders on our Citizens

July 9, 2020 | 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
‘If Ya Born There, Ya Born There’: A Consideration of Rolle v. The Attorney General & Citizenship Entitlement

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Tonya Bastian Galanis

Principal
Eugene Dupuch Law School

Mrs. Galanis is an Attorney-at-Law and serves on several Committees of the Council of Legal Education. She serves on the Ethics Committee of The Bahamas Bar Association, the Law Faculty Board of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus and the Law Faculty Advisory Board of the University of The Bahamas.

Mrs. Galanis is an active member of several civic and community organizations. She is the Registrar of the Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands and is a former Chairman of the Securities Commission of The Bahamas.

Dr. Terrence Farrell

Frm. Chairman
Economic Advisory Board of Trinidad & Tobago

Dr. Farrell is an internationally regarded Economist and Development Specialist. The wellspring of experiences from which he draws includes directorships of several private sector Boards, government-appointed committees and Task Forces, including Trinidad and Tobago’s Vision 2020 Core Group.

He is a trained attorney, mediator and author and has published several articles on Caribbean Economics, Central Banking and Monetary Integration.

Emile G. R. Leiba

President
Jamaican Bar Association

Mr. Leiba is the President of the Jamaican Bar Association and a Partner and member of the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Department at DunnCox law firm.

He is a member of the Council, Executive and Social Affairs Committee of the Jamaican Bar Association; the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Legislation and Regulations Sub-Committee; the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission, First Instance Tribunal and Chairperson of the Industrial Relations and Labour Law Sub-Committee.

Joy Jibrilu

Director General
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

Mrs. Jibrilu has oversight of the development, marketing and promotion of the Bahamian Tourism Industry. She was appointed to this position in May 2014, and prior to this, she served as the Director of Investments in the Bahamas Investment Authority (BIA).

An attorney by profession, Mrs. Jibrilu oversees multi-faceted marketing programmes targeting consumers in global markets. She has also been involved in negotiating and facilitating some of the largest tourism investment and development projects in The Bahamas, including the Atlantis Paradise Island mega-resort and the multi-billion-dollar Baha Mar resort development.

Jerome Sawyer

Broadcast Journalist
Moderator

Jerome Sawyer is career broadcast journalist who started as a reporter/anchor with WAUG Radio & TV 68 in North Carolina.

He is the CEO of J. Sawyer & Associates, an image and media Management Company and currently serves as the Executive Producer of News & Current Affairs of Our TV at Cable Bahamas.

His professional accomplishments include two CNN Awards; two Bahamian Icon Awards and stints as a correspondent for CNN, BBC, Caribbean News Agency and Caribbean Broadcasting Union.

The Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers (CAJO) provides a host of judicial education engagements for judicial officers across the region including its Biennial Conference, training programmes and workshops on various topics and areas of law and practice, and a biannual Newsletter, CAJO News.

APEX is a Caribbean-based, special-purpose, not-for-profit agency created by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) and dedicated to the delivery of technology-enabled solutions and capacity building services to support the needs of courts, law offices and related institutions in the region.

Connected Caribbean is a volunteer-based regional non-profit organization dedicated to promoting values-based initiatives in support of Caribbean integration and Caribbean development.

The mission of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism is to make it increasingly easier to create, sell and deliver world-class vacations experiences to the individual islands of The Bahamas.

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Tourism and the effects of Covid-19 – Sun, Sea and Masks

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