Name : Seehaam Samaai

Professional Title : President

Affiliation : Association of University Legal Aid Institutions & Director of UWC Legal Aid Clinic

Country : South Africa

Title of Presentation : Freedom of Information: An Essential Foundation for the Protection of Other Fundamental RightsINTERNATIONAL CROSS-CULTURAL COLLABORATION: Theory and Praxis

Short Bio : B Proc LLM (UWC) (Constitutional Litigation) Practicing Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Director of the University of the Western Cape Legal Aid Clinic. Current President of the Association of University Legal Aid Institutions in South Africa. Chairperson of the Board of Lawyers for Human Rights. Legal expertise is in the promotion of access to justice, land & housing. Article on Promotion of Access to Justice by Law clinics was published in Legal Aid: A Human Right (2010) by DIHR.