Needham’s Point Declaration on Criminal Justice Reform

From 18-20 October 2023, Prime Ministers, Attorneys-General, Ministers of National Security, Heads of Judiciaries, judicial officers, Directors of Public Prosecution, Commissioners of Police, Commissioners of Prisons, criminal defence attorneys, law students, and members of civil society from across the region convened at the Hilton Barbados Resort, in Needham’s Point, Bridgetown, Barbados for the CCJ Academy for Law’s 7th Biennial Conference. Themed “Criminal Justice Reform in the Caribbean:  Achieving a Modern Criminal Justice System”, the Conference aimed to effect improvements in the criminal justice systems in the Caribbean by bringing together stakeholders to develop practical solutions to address the issues plaguing criminal justice. A Declaration embodying experiences, best practices and recommended action adopted by the participants as a commitment to improving criminal justice.

Access the full media release here: CCJ Academy for Law media release 02_2023

The Needham’s Point Declaration