Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Reform Resources

Access to Legal Aid

Legal framework:

  • United Nations Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems (General Assembly resolution 67/187, annex, of 20 December 2012) EnglishArabicFrenchChineseRussianSpanish
Access to Legal Aid: United Nations Resolutions
Practical Guidance
Surveys and data:
  • UNDP/UNODC Global Study on Legal Aid:
  • Survey Report on Access to legal Aid in Africa English

Highlights from the Kyoto Crime Congress:

Equal Access to Justice for All - Find out more here. View the recording here

Highlights from the OHCHR Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law:

Equal access to justice for all: voices from around the world

Highlights from the 31st session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)

Leaving No-One Behind – Ensuring Access to Justice for Women

Addressing Wrongful Convictions under National and International Law