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People Centered Justice approaches within the Rule of Law

Jane Charles-Voltaire | Published on 11/2/2023

On November 1-2, 2023, IAWJ Director of Programs, Jane Charles-Voltaire, participated in The Chemonics' Sixth Annual Rule of Law Summit. The summit brought together a diverse group of speakers and participants, representing global practitioners and donors in the field of rule of law programming, including USAID, ABA-ROLI, East-West Management Institute (EWMI), The Hague Institute for Innovation of Lawthe Center for Justice Innovation. A key theme of the summit was the concept of 'People-Centered Justice (PCJ),' aimed at transforming justice institutions and fostering greater trust between court users and justice sector service providers. For more information on PCJ, you can refer to the 2023 IDLO publication titled 'Diverse Pathways to People-Centered Justice,' and watch a video featuring Chief Justice Martha Koome discussing People-Centered Justice approaches for the Kenyan Justice System.