Empowering justice innovation
The HiiL Justice Accelerator comes across hundreds of practical justice solutions every year that can really make a difference. Justice change makers who are busy building much faster and cheaper contract negotiation or conflict resolution procedures, more effective protection mechanisms of citizens' rights or more participative, accountable and transparent decision- and rule-making processes. But in order to make enough impact, effective innovations need to be integrated in existing systems much faster and successful practices need much more exposure around the world.
Measuring the impact of justice innovation: HiiL Justice Accelerator Impact Report
By Nathalie EJ Dijkman, Justice Sector Advisor
The firstSauti: an SMS-based trade and market information platform for small cross-border traders and SME’s in East Africa
By Katie Davis, Communications Intern
Informal cross-border trade is a 2 billion US dollar industry to African economies. It creates jobs, contributes to food and ...Six years of Innovating Justice Awards, what have we achieved?
The 21st century is a new era in how to think about the worlds most pressing challenges; the big players in development realize that aid failed to help the world’s most ...HiiL Justice Accelerator excels at bringing out the best of Innovators
The HiiL Justice Accelerator this week wrapped up a landmark 14-day marathon of six events across Africa and Ukraine, highlighting and judging the world’s most innovative justice ...How these Ugandan justice entrepreneurs will soon be impacting thousands of small businesses
By Nathalie Dijkman, Innovating Justice Agent
A narrow unpaved road in Bukoto, Kampala, leads to the African Innovation Centre ...Innovating Justice Forum 2015: shaping new justice innovations
By Nathalie Dijkman and Kristina Stonjekova
Over 200 guests attended the 6th annualSME Empowerment in action in Lagos
By Sam Muller, Wilfried de Wever, andThe 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development & Justice
By Sam Muller, CEO HiiL Innovating Justice
On 11 August, the co-facilitators of the process that had to produce the ...Reflecting on Ebola, trust and justice in Liberia
Guest blog by Brooks Marmon, Accountability Architect for Accountability Lab in Monrovia, Liberia.
On August 5, nearly 20 community mediators supported by theSME Challenge kickoff: Lagos, Nigeria
There is a great opportunity waiting to be seized in Africa. The large number of young professionals in the continent have a huge potential that is waiting to be unlocked. Unfortunately, young ...More legal startups to improve access to justice for 40 million people by 2020
HiiL’s ambition to provide access to justice to at least 40 million people across the world by 2020 received support at the Innovating Justice Summit held in The Hague on Tuesday, 9 June ...The impact of the ebola quarantine on justice and livelihoods in liberia
In early August, my community, West Point- the largest and poorest township in Monrovia- was wracked by violence and instability of a kind not seen since the end of our long-running civil war ...The complex reality of the living wage
This week I met a young woman named works long hours at a garment factory while her ailing mother cares for her daughter. She brings home just over the recently increased monthly minimum wage ...Innovating Justice Awards 2014: online voting in full swing!
At HiiL Innovating Justice, we come across hundreds of practical justice solutions every year that can really make a difference: justice change makers who are busy building much faster and ...Innovating Justice Awards 2013 - top three announced
The jury has met and deliberated. HiiL is pleased to announce the top three successful innovations and innovative ideas in this year's Innovating Justice Awards.Wildcard round winners announced
Over the course of the past week, our wildcards have been allocated. They have now been announced.Is innovation of court procedures realistic?
Most experts agree that specialised procedures work better than general civil or criminal procedures. In studying the future of courts, what have we learned about this?