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 democratic societies, and contributing to long-term peace and stability.

Is judiciary a trusted guarantor of democratic 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?


  • Fatsah Ouguergouz, an Algerian consultant in international law and an independent arbitrator in commercial and investment arbitration.
  • Judge Alexandra Sandoval-Mantilla of the Colombia Special Jurisdiction for Peace
  • Revai Aalbaek, UNDP Senior Advisor on Justice and Security
  • 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).

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