The World Justice Project describes itself as “…an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. It began as an initiative of the American Bar Association. Its Rule of Law Index analyses the rule of law performance of 126 countries, providing useful benchmarks for measuring the progress of reform initiatives. Now, its Global Insights on Access to Justice documents legal needs on a global scale.
The European e-Justice Portal is conceived as a future electronic one-stop-shop in the area of justice. It’s full of interesting things to read about, including a very helpful section on good training practices. Lots on practical skills here.
The Consultative Council of European Judges is an advisory body of the Council of Europe. Its opinions on judicial independence and how to preserve it remain compulsory reading for anyone working with judges.
Editors’ Note: Our friend Lisa LeSage from LexTerra Strategies reminds us that good management is key to achieving good project results. While you might not be a management specialist, you might spend much of you time managing or helping others to manage. If this makes you feel way out of your league, never mind. Help […]
The International Development Law Organization (“IDLO“) makes legal empowerment central to its work. Its ‘bottom up’ approach aims to equip people with the knowledge, confidence and skills they need to realize their rights. Legal Empowerment Strengthens Rights for Girls and Young Women From 2016-2018 IDLO worked with girls and young women in Tanzania and Uganada […]
Editor’s Note: Our senior colleague Miodrag (Mike) Perisic has provided expert technical leadership on legal technology projects in Serbia, Myanmar, Bosnia, Indochina, Serbia and Montenegro. He is currently Senior ICT Expert at the European Union Delegation, Northern Macedonia. In this Featured Post, he offers some initial observation on bringing ICT to justice in developing, transitioning […]