The Case for a Rule of Law Development Goal Post-2015
Professor Sir Jeffrey Jowell KCMG QC, participated in an event in Parliament, 'The Case for a Rule of Law Development Goal Post-2015' organised by the Africa Justice Foundation. The event was chaired by Cherie Blair CBE QC, President of AJF, and speakers included The Rt. Hon. Andrew Mitchell MP, Former Secretary of State for International Development and others. Panellists explored why the rule of law is needed in the post-2015 development framework that will succeed the current UN Millennium Development Goals and how it might feature in that agenda. The Director said that the Development goals should recognise the positive effect of the rule of law on sustainable development.