Your State has committed to “ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms”. This is what the Sustainable Development Goal 16.10 affirms. Is your government holding up to its commitment? You can help to monitor its progress – and contribute to it!
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The Open Government Partnership brings states together to make their governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens. Find out how civil society groups can be a part of it!
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is a crucial player in efforts to promote and protect human rights in the Americas region. Find out how you can use it to bolster your free expression advocacy.
The Case Law Database (“CLD”) is a gateway to the jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”), the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (“ICTY”) and International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (“IRMCT”) Appeals Chambers.
It provides direct access to extracts of key judgements and decisions rendered by the ICTR, ICTY, and IRMCT Appeals Chambers since their inception, as well as to full-text versions of the corresponding appeal judgements and decisions.
The Access to Justice (A2J) Lab creates knowledge, constructs best practices, and trains current and future scholars and practitioners to transform the U.S. justice system. The A2J Lab aims to provide decision makers in law with credible evidence about what works, and allow them to implement solution that provide better access to justice for individuals and families.
The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) gives an update on the status of key human rights cases in El Salvador and the capacity of the country’s criminal justice system to respond.
The report seeks to contribute to the development of the rule of law, democracy, and human rights in the country. The independence of the justice system is one of the principal concerns of the ICJ, cutting across its geographic and thematic areas of work. For this reason, in recent years, the ICJ decided to give a new impetus to reinforce its Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers.
A report published by Hauser Global Law School Program, it contains a broad array of resources on legal research in Honduras, including historical background, structure of government, sources of law, and resource tools.
The United Nations Rule of Law Website and Document Repository seeks to provide UN staff, other practitioners and the general public with knowledge resources to assist in building their understanding of and skills in rule of law work. This section affords access to the tools, materials and documents, and practical information on jobs, knowledge exchange networks and training, available in the rule of law field today. While the principal focus is on UN knowledge resources, the section is designed to also be an avenue for UN practitioners to more easily access the various external rule of law resources available.
This report assesses the activities of organized crime groups, terrorist groups, and narcotics traffickers in general in the Tri-Border Area (TBA) of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, focusing mainly on the period since 1999. This assessment has made extensive use of books, journal articles, and other reports available in the Library of Congress collections.