The University of the West Indies (UWI) will confer an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws on the Honourable Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), in acknowledgement of his sterling contribution to Caribbean jurisprudence.
The conferral ceremony will take place on the Cave Hill Campus tomorrow, October 20, 2018 beginning at 5:00 p.m.
The CCJ President will also be a guest speaker at The UWI’s graduation dinner, which will be held today October 19.
He will speak on behalf of his fellow graduand Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana and Professor of Entomology at the Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Science.
President Saunders stated, “I am most appreciative of this honour that The UWI will bestow upon me and I am incredibly humbled and honoured by this recognition. I will accept it gratefully on behalf of my parents and siblings, my family, my colleagues at the CCJ, and all the people I have worked with who have all contributed to my success.”
The CCJ President also expressed thanks to The UWI for nurturing generations of Caribbean leaders, noting that in the University’s 70 years, it has made an indelible mark on the development of the region.