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In Focus

Sharing national practices: Ombudsman institutions – guardians of the rule of law

Tuesday, 21 June 2016|In Focus|

The Permanent Missions of Finland and Tajikistan to the United Nations, and the Rule of Law Unit on behalf of the UN Rule of Law Coordination and Resource Group, hosted a discussion on “Sharing national [...]

E-justice: enhancing transparency, effectiveness and access to justice

Monday, 13 June 2016|In Focus|

The Permanent Missions of Italy, Mexico and Turkey to the United Nations, and the Rule of Law Unit on behalf of the UN Rule of Law Coordination and Resource Group (ROLCRG), organised a panel discussion [...]

Group of Friends of Corrections Develops Action Plan to Promote Corrections in Peace Operations

Thursday, 21 January 2016|In Focus|

The Group of Friends of Corrections in Peace Operations, a Member States-driven initiative providing support and expert advice on correctional issues to the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, met in New York on 11 and 12 [...]

Countering Violent Extremism in Prisons – A New Challenge for United Nations Peace Operations

Thursday, 21 January 2016|In Focus|

Violent extremism affects all areas of the work of the United Nations, including peace and security, human rights and development. In this context, “prisons across the world have been identified as potential incubators for radicalization [...]

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