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Kampala Declaration on Community Paralegals

The Kampala Declaration on Community Paralegals urges governments to strengthen access to justice and accountability across the continent by embracing the potential of community paralegals. From July 9-11, 2012, more than fifty organizations from twenty African countries met in Kampala, Uganda, where they debated and adopted the declaration.

It calls on governments to do three things: to recognize the role community paralegals play in providing primary justice services, to invest in the scale-up of paralegal efforts, and to protect the independence of paralegals.

Uploaded on: Aug 28, 2013
Last Updated: Dec 04, 2015
Year Published: 2012

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Resource Type: Practitioner Resources Tool Type: Laws, Policies & Legal Analysis Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa