World Justice Challenge 2021 Live Awards Presentation

World Justice Challenge 2021 Live Awards Presentation

Six winning projects will each take home $20,000 USD awards. 

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST




Join us May 26th for the World Justice Challenge 2021: Advancing the Rule of Law in a Time of Crisis awards celebration! Six high-impact projects out of 30 finalists will be recognized with cash awards ($20,000 USD) for their demonstrable results and promising prospects for progress, replication, and scaling. 

The World Justice Challenge 2021 judging committee will select five winning projects, one of which will receive WJP’s first-ever Ruth Bader Ginsburg Legacy Prize. Others will be selected as best-in-class for their theme category: Access to Justice for AllAccountable GovernanceAnti-corruption and Open Government, and Fundamental Rights and Non-discrimination. The sixth winning project will be chosen by WJP’s network popular vote for its inspiration and impact.

Don’t miss this chance to see the World Justice Challenge 2021 winners announced live and celebrate their inspirational work! Program to include:

High-Level Panel on COVID-19 and Rule of Law

Lisa Tanzipanel chair
Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Corporate, External & Legal Affairs

Beverley McLachlin
Former Chief Justice of Canada, Non-Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong

Hina Jilani
The Elders, Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan

Danilo Turk
Former President of Slovenia; President, Club de Madrid

Presentation of Awards

Elizabeth Andersen, master of ceremonies
Executive Director, World Justice Project

Presenting the award for Access to Justice for All:
David Steuer
Partner (Litigation), Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Presenting the award for Accountable Governance:
Laura Chinchilla
Former President of Costa Rica; Vice President, Club de Madrid

Presenting the award for Anti-corruption and Open Government:
Leslie Tsai 
Director of Social Impact, Chandler Foundation

Presenting the award for Fundamental Rights and Non-discrimination:
Mandeep Tiwana
Chief Programmes Officer, CIVICUS

Presenting the award for the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Legacy Prize:
Ellen Gracie Northfleet
Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil

Presenting the award for WJP’s network popular vote:
Nancy Ward
Vice President, World Justice Project

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