IIE Administers Groundbreaking Saudi Judicial Engagement Project


The Institute of International Education (IIE) was honored to administer the Saudi Judicial Engagement Project on behalf of the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) at the U.S. Department of State. In partnership with The Aspen Institute’s Justice and Society Programand Institution Quraysh for Law & Policy, IIE implemented a two-week study tour for 20 Saudi Arabian judicial representatives – including 18 judges and 2 Ministry of Justice officials from across The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The study tour included visits to Washington, DC, Philadelphia, PA, Wilmington, DE, and New York, NY, from December 3 – 15, 2011 and exposed the visiting Saudi Arabian officials to the Supreme Court of the United States, the Federal Judicial Center, the U.S. Department of Justice, Delaware Court of Chancery, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the New York County District Attorney’s Office, the United States Bankruptcy Court, among others.  Read more

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