Rule of Law

The rule of law is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as "[t]he authority and influence of law in society, especially when viewed as a constraint on individual and institutional behavior; (hence) the principle whereby all members of a society (including those in government) are considered equally subject to publicly disclosed legal codes and processes." The term rule of law is closely related to constitutionalism as well as Rechtsstaat and refers to a political situation, not to any specific legal rule.Use of the phrase can be traced to 16th-century Britain. In the following century, the Scottish theologian Samuel Rutherford employed …

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UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 10 July 2024 English

Development 2024 “Strengthening the rule of law, in particular in environmental matters, in the context of SDGs 16 and 17: partnerships to advance environmental rule of law and the role of judges”. The High-Level 2023 HLPF Political Declaration emphasizes that justice and human rights, grounded in effective rule of law, must be a reality for all. This special event on the sidelines of the HLPF will examine the implementation with a view to discussing the role of the judiciary and partnerships in advancing environmental rule of law.

CONFERENCE HLPF Special Event on environmental rule of law in the context of SDGs 16 and 17 10 July 2024 Sustainable Development 2024 “Strengthening the rule of law, in particular in environmental matters, in the and 17: partnerships to advance environmental rule of law and the role of judges”. The High-Level Political justice and human rights, grounded in effective rule of law, must be a reality for all. This special event and partnerships in advancing environmental rule of law. This meeting is co-organized by UNEP in partnership


Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 June 2024 English

Summary of the activities carried out by the EFA Group during the 2019-2024 mandate.

Republic...) for instance. EFA also supported rule of law, individual rights and collective rights which EQUALITY Rule of law/PEGA Over the last decade, we have seen several attacks on the rule of law in Europe successfully obtained and voted for the creation of a Rule of Law mechanism able to sanction financially countries mainstream parties have double standards when the rule of law is breached in Spain with the police violence months, the committee investigated the breach of rule of law linked to the Pegasus software in Greece, in


UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 30 May 2024 English

in Environmental Rule of Law will delve into the crucial aspects of Environmental Governance, focusing on Academia and Civil Society's in advancing the role of environmental rule of law, including through

SYMPOSIUM Emerging Issues in Environmental Rule of Law Contributions from Academia and Civil Society Symposium on Emerging Issues in Environmental Rule of Law will delve into the crucial aspects of Environmental Society's in advancing the role of environmental rule of law, including through the Montevideo Environmental disseminate key elements of the environmental rule of law. Towards a better dissemination and mainstreaming organizations towards more effective environmental rule of law, including on key emerging issues. For inquiries


RISJ: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism · 28 May 2024 English

This is a report on the results of an online survey focused on understanding if and how people use generative artificial intelligence (AI), and what they think about its application …

optimism when it comes to core areas of the rule of law, including criminal justice (+1) and more broadly


NYU: New York University · 24 May 2024 English

Experts Terri Austin and Adam Klasfeld share their views from inside the courtroom in Trump's New York trial and preview what comes next. The post The Just Security Podcast: Courtroom …


RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 24 May 2024 English

neutral approach, emphasising similar principles on major subjects such as the primacy of the rule of law, the promotion of multilateralism, and the securing of maritime spaces.

on major subjects such as the primacy of the rule of law, the promotion of multilateralism, and the securing



CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 23 May 2024 English

Over the past three years, Southeast Asia has witnessed a series of important leadership transitions. How will these new leaders approach China and how will they differ from their predecessors?

aspects of its governance model, including the rule of law and anticorruption. Besides elite training, people-to-people


Cato Institute · 23 May 2024 English

The Libertarian Party presidential nominating convention is coming up this weekend, with Donald Trump as a featured speaker. This is apparently the first time in US history that a political …

government by consent of the governed, the rule of law, private property, free markets and limited constitutional


CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 23 May 2024 English

spotlight off Turkey. This, combined with Ankara’s contradictory foreign policy ambitions and rule-of-law deficiencies, limits the country’s global clout.

sharp divergences with Western partners over the rule of law, the future of Cyprus, Israel and Hamas, and continue to raise the issue of a sharply degraded rule-of-law architecture <https://yetkinreport.com/en/20 com/en/2024/03/22/turkiyes-economic-woes-reflect- defects-in-rule-of-law-and-judiciary/> , a domain which falls outside Ankara’s contradictory foreign policy ambitions and rule-of- law deficiencies, limits the country’s global clout and liberal thinkers, oddly united in ignoring rule-of-law issues. A long-sought meeting with the U.S. president


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