Posts By Debra Ladner

Notes from the Field

Thinking and Working Politically: A Way Forward on SDG 16

February 17, 2016

SDG 16 recognizes that peace, justice, and accountable institutions are critical to sustainable, transformative, and inclusive development. It sets out ambitious targets on a range of issues from reducing violence and corruption, to combatting trafficking and organized crime…

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Notes from the Field

The Legal Empowerment Approach

July 22, 2009

Decades of heavy investment in “supply side” rule of law initiatives in Asia and elsewhere have yielded limited results. Programs focused on training judges and other court officials, introducing modern case management systems, and reforming court procedures have not consistently translated into improved access to efficient and fair justice institutions for ordinary citizens, and particularly […]

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