Rule of law around the world is declining. As seen in the most recent WJP Rule of Law Index, in 2021 more countries declined than improved in overall rule of law performance for the fourth consecutive year. This downward trend includes factors related to access to justice, government transparency, anti-discrimination protections, and civic participation. To address these critical challenges, rule of law leaders will share their insights on current justice and governance trends, setting the stage for the Forum’s action-oriented agenda.
Opening Plenary - The Global State of Rule of Law
09:00 - 10:00 (CET)