About HiiL

HiiL is an advisory and research institute for the justice sector, based in The Hague, city of peace and justice.

Our HiiL professionals are leading academics and researchers from various cultural backgrounds. Together, they have many years of experience in places where justice is most needed.

Mission | HiiL is passionate about making justice work. The core of our work is to improve rulemaking and conflict resolution processes. In today’s challenging environment that is impossible without innovation. We support clients and other stakeholders doing this together, across borders and based on the best available knowledge.

What we do | HiiL is a not for profit foundation. It is funded by income from the services we perform for our clients and by contributions from governments, philanthropic foundations and social entrepreneurs.

We provide our partners with:

  • Measuring Justice uses a bottom-up methodology which measures people’s perspectives on the costs, processes and outcomes of existing paths to justice.
  • Justice Technology helps organisations and citizens with taking control over their justice problems and solutions by using online and hybrid technology.
  • Innovating Justice Accelerator brings innovators, donors and investors together to scale-up and strengthen justice innovations around the world

Additionally, HiiL offers a Justice Innovation Lab as a special service:

  • The lab provides clients with a creative space and an interdisciplinary team of committed advisors to co-design justice processes that have a measurable impact. Our dispute resolution knowledge, innovation experience and uniquely adapted scrum method guarantee a fair, fast and fresh result.

HiiL has a joint venture with Tilburg University.