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  • On May 21, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) hosted its annual conference in partnership with the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP). The event addressed rule of law challenges in cyberspace, with panels on internet freedom and privacy, election security, trafficking, virtual currencies, deterrence and prosecution, online incitement to violence, and more.

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  • "Continued focus and effort are essential for building on the progress made in implementing Afghanistan’s anti-corruption strategy, finds a new United Nations report released today.

    'Fighting corruption remains a truly fundamental necessity in Afghanistan,' said Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan. 'The United Nations welcomes the...

  • INPROL's popular Practitioner's Guide, 'Implementing Criminal Codes and Other Legislation in Postconflict and Developing Countries' is now available in Dari and Pashto as well as in the original English. It outlines practical steps that can be taken at any phase of implementing a new code - from drafting forward - to help make new laws take shape in practice. To access the Guide, click here....

  • "As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt discrimination, women in the developing world often lack autonomy. Towards Gender Equity in Development brings together leading scholars working on gender issues to explore key sources of female empowerment and discuss the current challenges and opportunities for the future.

    Exploring three key domains, this book adopts a clear multi-...

  • "Amnesties have been vital to including armed combatants in peace negotiations and in emergent political and security institutions. They perform political settlement functions of elite inclusion, continuity and stability. However, international norms are now argued to preclude certain forms of amnesty. This project involves a compilation of all amnesties in situations of conflict, from 1990...

  • A new report available via the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit's website examines the Afghan Parliament's performance from 2001 to now, identifying challenges, gaps and opportunities for improvement. Access the policy note here and the full report here.

    INPROL members can login and find additional resources on Afghanistan through the Digital Library. If you are not yet a...

  • In June 2018, a coalition of global tech companies, civil society organizations, and international institutions jointly launched Tech Against Trafficking (TAT), a collaborative effort to support the eradication of human trafficking...The group has embarked on an ambitious project to understand and map the landscape of existing tech tools being used in the anti-trafficking sector....Following...

  • "The Kenyan Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) recently launched a somewhat unconventional initiative: an anticorruption Bible study guide…."

    To read more via the Global Anticorruption Blog, click here.

    INPROL members can login and find additional resources on corruption through the Digital Library. If you are not yet a member of INPROL, please register here. Should...

  • The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime addressed tough questions on governing artificial intelligence to protect individuals' rights last month. Find their articles here and here respectively.

    INPROL members can login and find additional resources through the Digital Library. If you are not yet a member of INPROL,...

  • "More than three billion people have unmet justice needs globally. This justice gap includes people who cannot obtain justice for everyday problems and people who face systematic exclusion from the law. According to research conducted by the World Justice Project, more than 50% of people around the world have experienced a legal problem in the past two years alone, and justice systems are...