Strong rule of law institutions are crucial for preventing conflicts and building peace. Effectively promoting the rule of law requires sustained and context-sensitive engagement, quick wins, grassroots partnerships and empowered citizens. Such work needs to involve informal justice mechanisms, combat violence against women and stay engaged during all phases of conflict. This article continues on PeaceLab.
By Kartik Sharma, IDLO's Head of Office of the Director-General and Erwin van der Borght, IDLO's Director of Programs.