Equal access to justice - 1st Meeting, 3rd Session Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law
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Equal access to justice: a foundation for human rights, democracy, the rule of law and sustainable development

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The panel will look at how equal access to justice is the foundation of governance systems
based on human rights, democracy and the rule of law. It will explore how an independent
judiciary is an integral component of an accountable system, characterized by checks and balances aimed at preventing abuses of power. The panel will also illustrate how access to
justice can safeguard participation, ensuring democratic space is protected and that
electoral processes are genuine.

--- Presentations by:
- Mr. Clement Nyaletsossi Voule, Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of
Peaceful Assembly and of Association
- Ms. Janine M. Otalora Malassis, Justice of the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal
Judiciary of Mexico
- Moderator: Ms. Jan Beagle, Director General IDLO

--- Discussion 
--- LIST OF SPEAKERS:
- Mr. Clement Nyaletsossi Voule, Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Assembly and Association (Introduction)- Ms. Janine Malassis, Justice of the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico (Introduction)
- Romania
- Tunisia
- Italy
- Iraq
- Pakistan
- India
- China
- Armenia
- Peru
- Philippines
- Egypt
- European Union
- Community of Democracies - NHRC Bangladesh - Ariel Foundation International - Center for Equal Social Development - Ukrainian Orthodox Church - The International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) - Fundació Josep Irla - International Human Rights Council - International Yazidi Foundation Against Genocide - Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM) - Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Ms. Janine M. Otalora Malassis, Justice of the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico (Final Remarks) - Mr. Clement Nyaletsossi Voule, Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association (Final Remarks)