Tokyo (VNA) – Chief Judge of the Supreme
People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh attended the 17th Conference of the
Chief Justices of Asia and the Pacific held in Tokyo, Japan, from September
The biennial event, which was first held in Malaysia in
1985, acts as an important forum for chief judges, judges, and judicial
officials in the region to meet and share experience to improve the efficiency
of court operations.
With the theme of strengthening the role of courts in
boosting and improving jurisdiction principles, this year’s conference
attracted the participation of 34 delegations from countries in the region.
It had six working sessions discussing measures to improve
court functions and operations and the quality of human resources, increase
public trust in the court system, and examining the efficiency of court
operations along with the role of court in dealing with family-related
In the second session on increasing public trust in the
court system, Vietnam’s Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa
Binh gave participants an insight into the relations between courts and media
agencies as well as the agencies’ dissemination work about courts’ operations.
Delegates showed interest in Vietnam’s experience in making verdicts
and courts’ decisions available online in order to increase publicity and
transparency of the courts, ensuring people’s right to access information and
strengthening public supervision over the court’s trial activities.
The three-day conference also offered a chance for chief
judges and judges to discuss cooperation possibility so as to increase the
efficiency of their courts’ operation.-VNA