Simple presentation on the rule of law. We’re always on the lookout for clear presentations on the fundamentals. Here’s one on the rule of law from ABA RoL
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 […]
Lawyers Needed in Assam Devex reports some staggering numbers in India’s state of Assam where 1.9 million people have been excluded from the final National Register of Citizens. 32.9 million people applied to be included on the list. Within the next four months the excluded will have to apply to a ‘Foreigners Tribunal’ to have […]
Namati will invest $45 million USD to accelerate justice around the world. It will work in close partnership with members of its network to take on three urgent issues – health justice, land and environmental justice, and citizenship justice – in six countries: Kenya, India, Myanmar, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, and the United States. Namati’s Global […]
Legal empowerment thinking emphasizes the importance of building public awareness about law and what it can do. It suggests that rule of law projects should focus on providing justice services to people. Tangible benefits to communities help to prove that law works.
Canada’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner has found that the Prime Minister of Canada contravened Canada’s Conflict of Interest Act by interfering in a criminal prosecution. The story begins with allegations of fraud and corruption.
An award winning resentencing project in Malawi – when the death penalty is abolished and death row prisoners must be resentenced.
The European Commission has taken additional steps on the road to taking Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU. The Commission maintains that Poland seeks political control of the judiciary.
The Mast, July 14: The Chief Justice of Zambia describes the rule of law in Zambia.
Nigeria, January 2019: The Accountability Lab SDG 16 innovation challenge is an initiative to find creative solutions for SDG 16 on justice.