International Network to Promote the Rule of Law (INPROL) facilitates the sharing of information and knowledge among the rule of law community. This page provides members with news on latest developments in the rule of law field, innovative projects and new publications.
The WJP Rule of Law Index is an assessment tool from the World Justice Project that offers a comprehensive picture of adherence to the rule of law. It uses polls of experts and the general populations of countries to assess issues of government accountability, fundamental rights, openness of government, and access to justice.
The latest publication in the Justice & Development Working Paper Series, "The Drug Treatment Court Concept: the Jamaican Drug Courts" by Stephane Jackson-Haisley, is now uploaded on the World Bank's Justice for the Poor webpage (http://www.worldbank.org/justiceforthepoor) and the INPROL Digital Library (
Argentina, Colombia and Mexico: Judicial Control of Public Policies and Budget Allocations. Watch the video about these three countries’ experiences: Judicial control of budget allocations and public policies is one of the most promising tools to advance and enforce social, economic, cultural and environmental rights.
IPI will be streaming a Women, Peace & Security Series event on Thursday, May 16th, at 6:30pm EST, entitled, "Gender and Peacekeeping: Perspectives from the Field." The panel discussion will focus on the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in peacekeeping activities, and the issues relating to the prevention of and response to sexual and gender based violence that poses a risk to peace