The WJP Rule of Law Index 2021 is set to launch this October! Featuring national surveys of more than 135,000 households and 4,000 legal practitioners and experts, the 2021 Index will measure how the rule of law is experienced and perceived in 139 countries and jurisdictions around the world, including 11 new additions:

  • Cyprus
  • Haiti
  • Ireland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Paraguay
  • Republic of Congo
  • Slovak Republic
  • Sudan

A hybrid in-person and online launch event will feature data insights, highlights, and trends for the state of the rule of law around the world. Stay tuned to WJP's email newsletter to keep up with the latest updates and invitations.
 

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