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Access to justice for all

Increasing access to justice not only strengthens the rule of law in a country but has a direct impact on an individual’s quality of life.  


An ounce of democracy

We do not have the blueprint for preventing conflict, but years of experience send a clear message - strong democratic foundations and resilience are needed  


2017 Review of the Global Focal Point for Police, Justice and Corrections

This Review examines progress, achievements and challenges of Global Focal Point joint support to rule of law activities with a view to strengthening the arrangement.  


The Rule of Law and Human Rights - Fundamentals for the 2030 Agenda and Sustaining Peace

UNDP High-level meeting on Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights for Sustaining Peace and Fostering Development.  


The Rule of Law and Human Rights Assistance in Crisis-Affected Contexts

Achieving Results and Setting Priorities Together  


UNDP Thematic Trust Funds - 2016 Annual Report

Report highlights approaches and results achieved in addressing development challenges at local, national, regional and global levels under the UNDP Thematic Trust Funds.  


A human rights-based response to the Rohingya crisis

I joined the Bangladesh Human Rights Commission in a fact-finding visit, and arriving in the refugee camps, the scale of the crisis is immediately apparent.  


Fighting impunity for human rights abuses

Ensuring accountability for violations in the Central African Republic through the Special Criminal Court  


70 years of progress on human rights

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. This simple yet radical idea is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  


Democratic governance and peacebuilding

We support the peaceful resolution of conflicts, promote the rule of law and access to justice, citizen security and human rights. We assist governments in strengthening their public institutions,…  

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