Ombudsperson Schemes: Challenges and Opportunities for an Effective Access to Justice

November 19, 2018 - 10:15am

"Access to justice is both a fundamental right in itself and a precondition for the enjoyment of other rights. Its conceptualisation requires the inclusion of dispute resolution mechanisms as part of both formal and informal justice institutions, especially in the wake of increasing awareness of the limitations of courts and tribunals as redress mechanisms. Against this background, this report seeks to identify existing and emerging worldwide practices and trends in the development and use of the ombudsman structure, to bridge the gaps created by formal, expensive and lengthy dispute resolution processes."

To learn more and access this report via the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, click here.


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