"Judicial well-being and its implications for access to justice and judicial integrity: Experiences and new challenges arising from the global pandemic" was a virtual side event at the 30th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, organized jointly with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers and the National School of Magistrates of Brazil. The side event featured discussions on judicial well-being and raised awareness on how the delivery of justice and access to justice might suffer when well-being is impacted, particularly in light of the ongoing global pandemic.
Chief Justice John Kemp of Arkansas in the United States describes the community outreach programmes of the Judiciary of Arkansas and building public trust in the judiciary.
Judges and judicial experts worldwide describe the importance of the Global Judicial Integrity Network on the occasion of its third anniversary.
Effective crime prevention should not be the exclusive responsibility of law enforcement and criminal justice systems. Instead, it requires holistic and inclusive approaches that address root causes of violence and crime and involves all relevant sectors of Government, the private sector and civil society actors, including the sport sector and youth. This was the topic of discussion of the side event held on 18 May, during the 30th session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.
Building on the UNODC Youth Crime Prevention through Sport Initiative under the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration and its "Line Up Live Up" programme on life skills training through sport, the event raised awareness on the role of sport as an enabler of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including SDG 16 on peace, justice and strong institutions, and discussed the role of the sport sector in the context of holistic crime prevention approaches, showcasing good practice examples and promoting multisectoral and innovative partnerships.
Judge Elisa Samuel Boerekamp, the Director of the Judicial Training Institute in Mozambique, discusses good practices in judicial training.
The Global Judicial Integrity Network celebrates its third anniversary with interventions from key international partners on the Network's achievements since 2018.
This virtual meeting focuses on how some jurisdictions in the United States use social media to foster judicial transparency and open justice, as well as community outreach. For this purpose, this webinar features a high-level panel of judges and members of the judiciary from the United States.
What should be the role of law-enforcement and police in creating justice? How can we build trust, fight corruption and (systemic/inherited) racism/bias in the police? And what can average citizens do to reshape their relationship with police? Tune in for episode 12 of the Rule of Law Conversations for a discussion with Bishop Garrison, Director of National Security Outreach at Human Rights First, on the role of law-enforcement and police in creating and upholding justice.