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

Success Stories – The Law Foundation

New Zealand's Law Foundation supports independent legal thinking. This webpage presents stories of how their funding has successfully helped shape development in legal thinking, policy and action.


Rule of Law Index: Previous Editions

The WJP Rule of Law Index is an innovative quantitative assessment tool designed by the World Justice Project offering a detailed and comprehensive picture of the extent to which countries adhere to the rule of law in practice. It provides original data regarding a variety of dimensions of the rule of law, enabling the assessment of a nation's adherence to the rule of law in practice, identifies a nation's strengths and weaknesses in comparison to similarly situated countries, and tracks changes over time.


Innovations in Rule of Law

It is not all 'doom and gloom' regarding the use and effectiveness of rule of law development assistance. There are actually things we have learned and things that seem to work well. They are featured in a report entitled "Innovations in Rule of Law".


Rule of Law Quick Scans

Quick Scans provide a brief overview of the status of rule of law. The Quick Scan Series is primarily meant for busy practitioners and academics who want to have a snapshot of the rule of law in a country, particularly with a view to understanding what the main trends and challenges regarding the rule of law are and where local and international stakeholders can possibly make a positive difference.


Open Government Partnership

OGP was launched in 2011 to provide an international platform for domestic reformers committed to making their governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens. Since then, OGP has grown from 8 countries to the 63 participating countries indicated on the map below. In all of these countries, government and civil society are working together to develop and implement ambitious open government reforms.