Date: 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
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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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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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.
This event is FREE to attend.
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