Professor Barry Rider awarded Order of Honour
Professor Barry Rider OBE (1976), Fellow Commoner and Professor of Law, has been awarded the Order of Honour (First Class) by the Government of the Republic of China.
The Gold Cluster in the Division of Justice has only been awarded on three previous occasions. The citation states this honour is bestowed by order of the President of the Republic of China for Professor Rider’s “outstanding achievement in promoting international cooperation on combating transnational crime”. President Ma Ying-jeou acknowledged Professor Rider’s unique contribution in promoting cooperation in law and justice.