Building the Movement

What is the role of parliaments in relation to realizing “justice for all” and the sustainable development goals? What should expert parliamentary committees be doing to ensure that national governments are making progress? The session highlighted best practices from national parliaments, with the help of some parliamentarians active in the field, and participants discussed the development of resources for parliaments on their role in relation to access to justice and SDG16. Speakers emphasized the importance of governing in coalition with others, to reduce partisanship and political influence in addressing the needs of the justice system. It was also recommended that digitalization should not take place on a grand scale at huge expense, but should be implemented in phases as economically as possible.

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