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Access to Justice: Identifying and Overcoming Barriers Across Jurisdictions

2nd July 2014

Time: 17:30-19:00

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

Background

To what extent are individuals able to use justice institutions to enforce their rights? What are the main barriers to access to justice? How are these addressed in different jurisdictions and to what extent can effective and sustainable solutions be identified?

The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law will host an evening expert seminar in which professionals and specialists working on projects related to access to justice in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Burundi and the Philippines will share their experience on the main challenges on this issue and will discuss and comment on examples of good practices.

This seminar will be followed by a drinks reception.

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Participants

Elisabeth Baraka, Head of Partnerships & Legal Services, Advocates for International Development (A4ID)

The role of pro bono in addressing access to justice challenges in Tanzania

Desmond Browne QC, Chairman of the International Committee of the Advocacy Training Council

Advocacy training experience in Zimbabwe and Sierra Leone

Robert Colvin, (formerly) International Justice Mission UK

Prosecution of cases involving child sexual exploitation in the Philippines

Alison Hannah, Penal Reform International

Paralegal programmes in Rwanda and Burundi

Chair: Dame Linda Dobbs, DBE

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CPD Points

This event has been accredited for 1.5 CPD Points.

This event is sponsored by the International Bar Association (IBA) through its Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee.

Event convened by Dr Julinda Beqiraj, Research Fellow in the Rule of Law, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law.

Registration

This event is FREE to attend.

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