A scoping visit to Bahrain in May carried out by Sir Robin Auld, Sir David Keene and Peter Risk.

In the course of this visit, the team met members and staff of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), the body with responsibility for the judiciary in Bahrain, the Judicial Inspectorate, the Minister of Justice, the Civil Procedure Code Committee, the Attorney General, the head of the Rent Dispute Committee, the judge of the Juvenile Court, senior members of the National Institute of Human Rights, the SJC’s Judicial Training Advisor and, of course, the Ambassador and his team. The team was impressed by the progress which has been made since the Foundation’s visit in 2012.