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Justice and the rule of law: the role of the United Nations - statement by Amnesty International

, Index number: IOR 40/014/2004

In this document, Amnesty International comment on the United Nations Secretary-General's report on the rule of law and transitional justice in conflict and post-conflict societies. The organization commends the report, especially its insistence that justice, peace and democracy are mutually reinforcing imperatives, that the international community should base its rule of law support on country-specific national needs assessments and national ownership - provided this meets international justice standards- and that there is a pertinent need to mobilize the necessary resources for a sustainable investment in justice. The document focuses on particular concerns to AI.

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