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Prof Maina Voted Into UN Law Body

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    nngu007 JF-Expert Member

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    Professor Chris Peter Maina

    The 66th UN General Assembly on Thursday elected Tanzanian Professor Chris Peter Maina of the University of Dar es Salaam to be Member of the United Nations' International Law Commission (ILC).

    The President of the 66th United Nations General Assembly, Ambassador Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser said Prof Peter is among the 34 members voted in the Commission out of 49 candidates who had vied for the seats. A former Kenyan
    Attorney General,
    Amos Wako, has also been voted to be member of the Commission.


    Prof Chris Maina, who is currently a Professor of Law at the University of
    Dar es Salaam, was among13 contestants from the African continent who were vying for the nine slots reserved for African countries in the UN's legal body.


    Prof Maina, who is currently in Ethiopia for official engagement said: " I am delighted for the honour and more so to my government for supporting my candidacy and spirited campaigns."


    Other countries that fielded candidates from Africa are: South Africa,
    Kenya, Sudan, Libya, Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Mali and Cote d'Ivoire.

    Prof Maina will serve in the Commission for a period of five years effective January, next year.


    Prof Maina was born on April 14, 1954 and holds PhD in Law from the University of Konstanz in Germany.

    He once served as a Member of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of the Racial Discrimination (CERD), United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland.He has also published widely in the area of Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, Public International Law and Good Governance.By ASSAH MWAMBENE, Tanzania Daily News
     
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    Big up Prof
     
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    Mzee JF-Expert Member

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    Kila la kheri Maina. Kazi njema huko uendako.
     
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    anastahili wadau.................. huyu prof namkubali sana, ni kichwa cha kufa mtu, ..........................akikuandikia document, haisahihishwi na mtu mwingine, yeye ndo huwa anakuwa wa mwisho!!!!!!!!!!.................... halafu on a serious note, kukesha ofisini usiku kucha akipiga mzigo kwake ni jambo la kawaida kabisa....................

    kila la heri professor........... msomi wa ukweli kutoka TZ, the land of makamandazzz!!..............
     
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