Led by South Africa’s chief justice, Sandile Ngcobo, 350 justice system actors from 11 countries dedicated this past weekend to participating in a three-day Access to Justice conference. Three key resolutions, in particular, caught GJI’s attention:
- Introducing mediation as a dispute resolution mechanism;
- Enhancing language access in the courts; and
- Promotiong pro bono to increase access to justice for indigent populations.
LEARN MORE: Easier access to justice, The New Age (July 11, 2011).