In this section you will find publications and articles to download on justice leadership and the rule of law

Blog at OpenDemocracy, ‘From the politics of division to the politics of humanity’ by Willy Mutunga

On 22 March 2017, the blog entitled: 'From the Politics of Division to the Politics of Humanity' by Willy Mutunga, was published on OpenDemocracy. "We must not give up on revolutionary optimism. It may get us some important concessions from neo-liberalism—and possibly much, much more."


World Development Report 2017

Ineffective policies can persist, while potentially effective policies are often not adopted. The World Bank Group published 'The World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law' which explores why some policies fail to achieve desired outcomes and what makes other policies work.


Rule of Law Index 2016 – World Justice Project

The World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index is the world’s leading source for original, independent data on the rule of law. The 2016 edition expands coverage to 113 countries and jurisdictions (from 102 in 2015), relying on more than 110,000 household and expert surveys to measure how the rule of law is experienced and perceived in practical, everyday situations by the general public worldwide.


Rule of Law guide for politicians

HiiL and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Lund University, Sweden have produced a guide to the basic elements of the rule of law, geared towards politicians. Available in 15 different languages on the HiiL website.


Sustainable Development Goal 16

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. Read more about SDG 16 on the Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform.