[TimorLesteStudies] A conference by the International Human Rights Network + Call for Papers

Bu Wilson Bu.Wilson at anu.edu.au
Tue Jan 6 14:04:55 EST 2009

Dear Colleagues

Your assistance circulating details of Justice Sector Evaluation conference
Justice Sector Training Programme to relevant colleagues would be

A conference by the International Human Rights Network + Call for Papers

1. Measuring Justice: Justice Sector Evaluation & Human rights
- a conference by the International Human Rights Network
Date: Friday 26th June 2009
Venue: National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

Measuring justice is a priority for a wide range of individuals and
institutions. It is central to enhancing good governance including rule of
law, combating corruption, addressing impunity and building an effective,
sustainable and accountable justice sector. The purpose of this IHRN
conference is to facilitate the pooling of evaluation experience, to
identify best practice and lessons for the future, with particular reference
to measuring human rights impact. Invited participants include:

* Evaluation practitioners & evaluation units
* Inter-governmental bodies (such as World Bank, European Commission, UN
agencies etc)
* Justice sector officials (such as police, prosecutors, judiciary,
corrections)& Oversight/accountability bodies
* Bi-lateral & multi-lateral development officials
* NGOs, Academics & research institutes
Call for Papers & registration details at

2. Justice Sector Reform: Applying Human Rights Based Approaches
Dates: Sunday 21st June - Friday 26th June 2009
Venue: National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

The aim of this annual IHRN training programme is to enhance participants
abilities to apply Human Rights Based Approaches to Justice Sector Reform.
It will facilitate the development of knowledge and skills regarding:

* Legal principles, policies & practice underpinning human rights based
approaches to justice sector reform
* Inter-linkages between justice sector actors (law enforcement, judicial,
corrections, etc)
* Relationship between the justice sector & related terms such as 'security
sector', 'rule of law', 'good governance'
* Human Rights Based needs assessment, programme design, implementation, as
well as monitoring & evaluation
* Programming tools & checklists (including Human Rights Based benchmarks &
indicators of change)
* Case studies from national contexts as well as international field
missions (including conflict & post-conflict contexts)
* Teamwork, advocacy & strategic partnerships

Deadline: priority for applications received by 3 April 2009. The programme
includes participation in the international conference Measuring Justice.
Application form & further information at:

Any queries relating to the above may be directed to mdavila at ihrnetwork.org

Bu Wilson
Regulatory  Institutions Network (RegNet) Research School of Pacific and
Asian Studies
College of Asia and the Pacific,
Australian National University 
Canberra   ACT   0200 

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