Transitional Justice

CSIS’s work on transitional justice is led by the Human Rights Initiative, which explores the way in which countries reconcile with their pasts and its impact on political and social development.

Photo: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images

Photo: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images

The Rule of Law and Sustainable Development

Rule of law is widely recognized as essential to governance and sustainable development but is complex to define. This new report examines how trends in development policy has shaped global support for the rule of law and explores how to enhance its impact on development.

Report by James Michel — July 1, 2020

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