A small ILAC assessment mission visited South Sudan in December 2011.
An ILAC delegation visited Juba in April for initial talks and agreed with the Ministry of Justice to come back with an assessment mission after the independence (9 July).
The team members are:
Mr. Rodger Chongwe, ILACs Africa Representative, former Minister of Justice from Zambia, now a practicing lawyer in Lusaka. Mr. Chongwe will be the team leader.
Mr. Kalevi Tervanen, Judge and Lawyer from Finland. At present Partner and Head of Middle East and Africa Team in a Finnish law firm. Long experience in justice related projects, specially in the Middle East.
Mr. Bill Meyer, Lawyer, US and ILAC Chair, also participated in the mission. Mr. Meyer was the Raporteur of the mission.