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.
UNODC convened a fruitful high-level discussion to mark the Judiciary of Iraq bringing the Global Judicial Integrity Network past the landmark threshold of 60 training sites for the Judicial Ethics Training Tools, as well as celebrate the commitment of Iraq to their implementation. The discussion featured the Chief Justices of the State of Qatar and the Republic of Iraq, along with a number of national judges.
The Global Judicial Integrity Network's Advisory Board describes the achievements of the Network since its official launch in April 2018.
To discuss these issues at the 14th Crime Congress in Kyoto, an Ancillary Event saw UNODC judicial experts joined by Dr. Hassan bin Lahdan Alhassan Almohanadi, President of the Court of Cassation and the Supreme Judiciary Council of the State of Qatar; Diego Garcia-Sayan, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers; Meaza Ashenafi, Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; and Baroness Helena Kennedy, QC, Director of the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute.
In episode 1 of UNODC's new interview series, 'Rule of Law Conversations', the Doha Declaration Global Programme chats to Betsy Apple, Advocacy Director and Head of Democracy and the Rule of Law Division at the Open Society Justice Initiative, about these and other issues on this critical topic.
Since its inception in 2016, the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration has reached literally millions of people across the world, promoting peace, justice and the rule of law. Through education; through sports; through prisoner rehabilitation; and through promoting a corruption-free judiciary, UNODC has been working tirelessly to leave a lasting impact on global crime prevention and criminal justice efforts. As we move from one Crime Congress to the next, this video showcases just a handful of those with whom we've collaborated, offering their voices on role of this unique Global Programme.
This episode features Associate Professor Jane Johnston of the University of Queensland in Australia. She speaks with the Global Judicial Integrity Network on the role that public information officers play in the judiciary, as well as discussing their history and how social media has changed their position.
The Global Judicial Integrity Network interviews Judge Halsey and Judge Strand of the Judiciary of Minnesota in the United States on community outreach practices, including their public access television show.