Judge Mparany Mamy Richard Rajohnson

Madagascar

DEGREES:
Degree in private law (a four-year programme)
Diploma of the Institut d’Etudes Judiciaires

HONOURS:
Officer of the National Order
Knight of the Order of Merit of Madagascar

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Entered the judiciary in July 1978

January 2009 – February 2013

Ad litem Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

February 2008 – January 2009

Interim General Prosecutor at the Appeals Court of Antananarivo

November 2002 – August 2007

Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice

August 1997 – October 2002

Director of Oversight of the Judiciary and Penal Institutions

December 1996 – August 1997

Senior Investigating Judge at the Lower Court of Antananarivo

October 1993 – December 1996

Head of the Criminal Department at the Ministry of Justice

October 1992 – October 1993

Seconded to the Judiciary to serve as Inspector-Delegate in charge of general litigation at the Ny Havan Insurance Co.

October 1990 – October 1992

Vice-President and Investigating Judge at the Lower Court of Antsirabe

July 1978 – June 1986

Judge and Investigating Judge at the Lower Court of Mananjary, First Deputy Prosecutor of the Republic at the Lower Court of Antsirabe, Judge and Investigating Judge at the Lower Court of Antsirabe

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

April 2004 Leadership and Management Course at the National School of Public Administration, Quebec, Canada
March 2000 Workshop on the “Evaluation of Judiciary and Inspection Activities” under the aegis of the General Inspectorate of Judicial Services of France at the Ecole nationale de la magistrature in Paris
1999 – 2000 Director of Training for the Judges of Madagascar on Preventive Detention
September – October 1997 Co-Director for Preliminary Investigations and the Prosecutorial Chamber, with Mr Gilbert Cousteaux, former Adviser at the Prosecutorial Chamber of the Appeals Court of Toulouse, lecturer at the French Ecole nationale de la magistrature and Inspector at the French General Inspectorate of Judicial Services
June 1997 Training course for Judges-trainers at the French Ecole nationale de la magistrature in Bordeaux