Pacific political literature to be donated to the Legislative Assembly

 

Some boxes of the Pacific Collection to be donated to the Legislative Assembly

APIA, SAMOA – THURSDAY 21 JULY 2016: A collection of Pacific literature and other books on politics will be presented tomorrow to the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly. The vast collection of Pacific and political literature is kindly donated by Professor Richard Herr of the University of Tasmania (Australia).

Prof Herr

Professor Herr

Professor Herr is a Lecturer at the University of Tasmania’s School of Law and has had a long standing friendly relationship with the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly and the Samoan Parliament.

The ‘Pacific Collection’ is the culmination of the many years Professor Herr has spent amassing Pacific literature works and other books on politics collected during the years he has spent working throughout the Pacific and abroad.

He is currently in Samoa facilitating the Parliamentary Law Practice and Procedure Course of which selected staff of the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly are undertaking.

The library books will be officially handed over Friday 22 July at 11:00am at the temporary Parliamentary precincts at Tuana’imato.

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