Blog Posts

Alejandro Ponce Speaking at "The Rule of Law and Mexico's Energy Reform"

WJP Staff | 02/05/2016

On Feb 11, WJP chief research officer Alejandro Ponce will deliver the keynote address at "The Rule of Law and Mexico's Energy Reform," a conference at Rice University’s Baker...

SASANE Receives UNWTO Global Tourism Award

WJP Staff | 02/01/2016

On January 20, 2015, Samrakshak Samuha Nepal (SASANE) was awarded first place in the non-governmental category at the 12th annual UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism in Madrid,...

The Rule of Law Dimensions of the Refugee Crisis

Elizabeth Andersen and Sebastián Albuja | 12/23/2015

As the world marked International Migrants Day on December 18 with a worldwide candlelight vigil to commemorate migrants and refugees who perished this year, the United Nations High Commissioner for...

WJP 2016 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism

WJP Staff | 12/22/2015

The World Justice Project is pleased to announce the inaugural WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism. This annual competition has been created to acknowledge journalists from...

Human Rights Day 2015

WJP Staff | 12/09/2015

In honor of Human Rights Day on December 10, we take a look at Factor 4 of the WJP Rule of Law Index 2015: Fundamental Rights.  

Ministry and Local Mayor Affirm Commitment to Eradicating Unregistered Births in Senegal

WJP Staff | 11/25/2015

On October 24 2015, Senegalese NGO CONAF – the National Committee for Literacy and Training – convened civil society representatives, public health practitioners, village chiefs, civil...

WJP Annual Report

WJP Staff | 11/13/2015

Our annual report covering the World Justice Project’s efforts to advance the rule of law in 2014 is now available in the WJP publications library. Read up on our key progress for the year,...

The Rule of Law and Healthy Societies: New Research Shows a Correlation

WJP Staff | 11/09/2015

A new paper published by BMJ Open explores whether “the rule of law is a foundational determinant of health that underlies other socioeconomic, political and cultural factors that have been...

New World Justice Challenge Grants Awarded in Senegal

WJP Staff | 10/01/2015

Four new pilot programs to address key rule of law issues in Senegal—including corruption, access to information, and women and children’s rights—have been awarded seed grants...

The Right Honourable Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury Speech to ABA London Sessions 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta June 11, 2015

WJP Staff | 06/24/2015

On behalf of the judiciary of the United Kingdom, let me very warmly welcome the American Bar Association to London. It is thoroughly appropriate that your conference is being held here in England on...

New Rule of Law Data & Insights for 2015

WJP Staff | 06/09/2015

On June 2nd, the World Justice Project launched the WJP Rule of Law Index 2015 in Washington DC, presenting our newest data on how the rule of law is experienced by ordinary people in 102 countries...

World Justice Project Releases WJP Rule of Law Index 2015 Scores and Rankings for 102 Countries Worldwide

WJP Staff | 06/02/2015

WASHINGTON, DC (2 JUNE, 2015) – The World Justice Project (WJP) today released the WJP Rule of Law Index 2015, an annual report that measures how the rule of law is experienced by the general...

Advancing Justice in Indonesia: WJP Announces Five New Grants

WJP Staff | 05/27/2015

The World Justice Project has awarded seed grants to five pilot programs led by local organizations in Indonesia. The programs address key challenges in adherence to the rule of law in Indonesia,...

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