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  • "Maaike de Langen is head of research for the Task Force on Justice, an initiative of the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies that aims to help turn the ambition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets into reality. Drawing on her experience as the head of strategy and policy for the National ombudsman of the Netherlands, she argues that individual cases are a...

  • این بلاگ به زبان انگلیسی نیز در این لینک قابل دسترس است. بازتاب سیستم محاکمه ایالات متحده برای حقوقدانان افغان بلاگ توسط محمد خالد نورزاد در این بلاگ٫ آقای محمد خالد نورزاد تجارب و مشاهدات خویش را از یک ورکشاپ که در آن فعالین سکتورهای عدلی و قضائی از کشور های افغانستان٫ ازبکستان و ایالات متحده امریکا بمنظور آموختن در مورد سیستم محاکمه و طرزالعمل عدالت جزایی امریکا اشتراک کرده بودند٫ شریک...
  • "Based on the direct experiences of law enforcement officers from across the globe, this report showcases alternatives to common punitive models for policing, and presents recommendations for how to incorporate new, evidence-based harm reduction approaches that aim to increase public safety, public health, and public confidence."

    To learn more and access the publication, visit the Open...

  • "With just a couple of dollars, courts and public defenders can keep people from being arrested. Court date reminders sent to defendants via text message are an inexpensive, simple intervention being tested across the country. Not only is the solution working, it’s avoiding the expensive, labor-intensive and destructive practice of issuing bench warrants that can land people in jail."

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  • "Child marriage in Afghanistan persists at rates that suggest at least one in three young girls will be married before they turn 18. However, it is not a well-researched phenomenon in this context, and gaps in knowledge regarding prevalence, practice and drivers remain. The primary objective of this report, prepared on behalf of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s Ministry...

  • "The first draft of one of the most important international human rights treaties of recent years, and instrument addressing on business and human rights has just been released in Geneva by Ecuador’s Ambassador acting as Chair of the process..."

    Learn more about the draft convention through Opinio Juris's two part blog, accessible here.

    INPROL members can login and find...

  • "Afghanistan this year adopted a new penal code that moves the country toward meeting international standards on criminal justice. At the same time, it underscores the continued difficulties of reinforcing rights for Afghan women and girls. One reflection of this is its preservation of the discredited practice of “virginity testing”—a decision that Afghan women increasingly have opposed."...

  • The United States Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs has released a Notice of Funding Opportunity for a program entitled the “Justice Sector Training, Research, and Coordination Plus (JusTRAC+)." Applications will be accepted through mid-August. For additional information, click here, or download the attached notice.

    INPROL members can...

  • The International Organization for Migration has released a number of valuable publications this years for law enforcement officers and policymakers. These include: 'Migration Policy Practice (Vol. VIII)' - a series of articles on refugee resettlement; 'Promoting Innovative Ideas and Supporting New Models of Cooperation in Addressing Migrant Smuggling' - a report summarizing high level...

  • This blog is also available in Dari at this link.

    Reflections on the US Trial System for Afghan Rule of Law Practitioners

    A Blog by Mohammad Khalid Noorzad

    In this blog, Mr. Khalid Noorzad shares his experience and observations from a collaborative workshop that brought Afghan, Uzbek, and US justice sector actors together to learn about the US trial system and criminal...

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