How can rule of law sustain democracy and peace?

Justice practitioners discuss the role of the rule of law and judicial bodies in strengthening trust in electoral processes, preventing democratic erosion, and contributing to long-term peace and stability.

Is judiciary a trusted guarantor of electoral processes? Can justice system address the root causes of conflict? How a comprehensive system of truth, justice, reparation, and non-repetition offers protect the rights of the victims and contribute to the achievement of a stable and lasting peace?


  • Luke Malaba, Chief Justice of Zimbabwe
  • Judge Alexandra Sandoval of the Colombia Special Jurisdiction for Peace
  • Levan Duchidze, IDLO Country Manager Ukraine

Event moderator is Fabricio Guariglia, Director, The Hague Office, IDLO

Event is co-organised by the Hague Project Peace and Justice, the African Foundation for International Law (AFIL) and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).

This will be a hybrid event, with both online and in-person participation possible. Join this public debate and share your experiences.


Join the event Livestream: https://www.youtube.com/haguetalks

10:00 –11:30 GMT + 2 (The Hague)



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