Access to Justice in Libya (A2JiL)
This 48-month project is to contribute to a solid, accessible, domestically owned knowledge base for people-centred interventions aimed at strengthening access to justice in Libya (A2JiL), and to disseminate such knowledge among stakeholders, enhancing awareness and the capabilities required to provide A2JiL.
- 2021 - 2024
- Suliman Ibrahim
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands
Center for Law and Society Studies (Benghazi University) (CLSS)
The project focuses on five areas: justice-seekers, justice providers (state and non-state), outcomes, contexts, and barriers. Access to justice in this project includes major elements of transitional justice as well as justice reform. The project will not only target the general population but also pay special attention to vulnerable groups such as women, ethnic minorities, migrants and IDPs. The project uses a conflict-sensitive approach and builds on previous research, notably concerning the role of law in national reconciliation and peacebuilding. The project ascertains whether, to which extent, and how, in a country plagued by political and institutional divide, armed conflict and lack of security, people have access to justice, and how to improve such access by identifying and reducing barriers.
The main five research questions are: