WJP is pleased to participate in two side events on site at the 2019 United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. Learn more below, follow along @TheWJP on Twitter, and explore resources on our website including the Access to Civil Justice Indicator Proposal for SDG Target 16.3.3 and the WJP's latest report, Global Insights on Access to Justice 2019. 


The Critical Role of Non-Official Data in Monitoring and Implementing SDG 16

A side event to the 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development launching the SDG 16 Data Initiative 2019 Global Report.

Date: Monday, July 8, 2019

Time: 10 AM - 12 PM


  • Introductory remarks from Ursala Knudsen-Latta, Saferworld
  • Sarah Long, World Justice Project
  • Annika Silva-Leander, International IDEA
  • Bill Orme, Global Forum for Media Development
  • John Romano, Transparency, Accountability and Participation Network

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Advancing the Role of Women in Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

Panelists will discuss how stakeholders have developed successful strategies to achieve active and equal participation by women and girls in efforts to establish peaceful and just societies.

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Time: 1 PM - 2:30 PM


  • Opening remarks by U.S. Mission to the United Nations
  • UN Women
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • International Development Law Organization (IDLO)
  • UN Member State Representative
  • Grameen Foundation

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Corruption and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Part of a multidisciplinary initiative from the World Justice Project to expand knowledge of the relationship between public health and the rule of law, and to identify measures to tackle the twin crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rule of law where they intersect, this policy brief outlines the principal corruption risks posed by the pandemic and highlights relevant norms, best practices, and resources to combat corruption in the pandemic response and recovery period.

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