2016

  • We need a wave of justice innovation in 2017

    We need a wave of justice innovation in 2017 31 December 2016

    By Sam Muller, CEO HiiL

    Life always continues and is interconnected. So drawing a line in the sand of time and saying “this is 2016” and “that is 2017” is a bit odd. At the same time that line is useful. It creates a moment to look back, and based on that, move forward.

  • Summing up latest HiiL developments in Ukraine

    Summing up latest HiiL developments in Ukraine 22 December 2016

    By Dmitry Foremnyi, Innovating Justice Agent in Ukraine

    It has been a very intense, interesting and fruitful time lately for HiiL in Ukraine. We’ve been trying and pushing hard to uphold the justice entrepreneurship spirit in Ukraine in 2016. Since it is the end of the year I’ve decided to wrap-up main stepping stones of this not even full year of HiiL’s activities.

  • Malians get legal help through transparent IT platform

    Malians get legal help through transparent IT platform 20 December 2016

    By Katie Davis, Communication Intern in The Hague

    Simple ideas really can be powerful. This is elegantly demonstrated if one observes the impact of Deme So’s innovation to deliver access to justice to Malians, Tien Sira. The innovation is conceptually simple, yet provides access to justice in rural areas and upholds human rights by its functional service and protection extended to vulnerable groups of women, children, victims and witnesses.

  • Six years of Innovating Justice Awards, what have we achieved?

    Six years of Innovating Justice Awards, what have we achieved? 19 December 2016

    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 vulnerable in meaningful ways. We also realize that strong rule of law and access to justice are vital to smooth economic development and upholding human rights.

  • Justice doit être ouvert vers la société

    Justice doit être ouvert vers la société 08 December 2016

    Tel était le message central du discours d'ouverture du ministre Mamadou Konaté à la première conférence des procureurs du Mali tenue sous le thème du «ministère public pour l'action publique» au début du mois. «Vous êtes, disait-il aux procureurs, des défenseurs clé de l'intérêt public et un poste de premier plan dans la société pour la justice.» Le ministre Konaté souhaite que cette conférence ait lieu tous les ans - sous forme d’une réunion qui sert à parler de la défense de l'intérêt public et à comment mieux servir les citoyens du Mali.

  • ‘Justice doit être ouvert vers la société’

    ‘Justice doit être ouvert vers la société’ 21 November 2016

    By Sam Muller, CEO HiiL

    This was the core message in the opening address of minister Mamadou Konaté to the first conference of public prosecutors of Mali held under the theme ‘the public ministry for public action’ earlier this month. ‘You are’, he said to the prosecutors, ‘a key advocate of the public interest and an advance post into society for justice.’ Minister Konaté wants this conference to take place every year – a gathering at which to reflect on standing up for the public interest and better serving the citizens of Mali.