October 19-24, 2020

The pandemic, its economic and financial impacts, and the socio-political dislocation that we are now witnessing, form the biggest challenge that justice systems around the world have ever faced.


That is why justice leaders must come together.

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Tuesday, 20 October

8:30am Ottawa | 2:30pm Paris

Justice for All in a Global Emergency

Chaired by Justice Canada. Ministers of Justice from around the world will come together to discuss strategies and plans to increase justice as part of COVID-19 response and recovery.

Chair's Statement [EN] [FR] | Agenda [EN] [FR]More Information 

Global Dialogue of Justice Leaders

Wednesday, 21 October

9am-10:30am Ottawa | 3pm-4:30pm Paris

OGP Coalition on Justice

Forum for OGP members to share how they advance justice through commitments co-created by government and civil society in their Action Plans and to discuss future action.

More Information | Register Here



Thursday, 22 October

8am – 9:30am Ottawa | 2pm – 3:30pm Paris

Deepening the case for investing in justice and exploring smarter financing strategies for justice systems that redirect resources to cost-effective approaches and build partnerships to close the justice gap.

More Information | Register here


Investing in and Financing Justice

Round Table

Thursday, 22 October

10am – 11:30am Ottawa | 4pm – 5:30pm Paris

A discussion of lessons and priorities among policymakers and data producers to generate better and more timely justice data to help target the COVID-19 response. 
More Information | Request Participation

Justice Data Priorities and the Pandemic

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The Private Sector and Justice for All

Thursday, 22 October

11am – 12pm Ottawa | 5pm - 6pm Paris

Organizers: Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), Responsible Business Initiative for Justice (RBIJ), Global Citizen

This is a closed event. If you are interested in learning more, please email: justice@sdg16.plus

Enhancing Access to Justice for Women in the

Context of Religious and Customary Laws

Tuesday, 20 & Wednesday, 21 October

5am – 7:30am Ottawa | 11am – 1:30pm Paris

Organizers: International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) & Cordaid

More InformationRegister Here

Justice for Children in the Pandemic:
Actions to support policy & practice

Thursday, 22 October

9:30am – 11am Ottawa | 3:30pm – 5pm Paris

Organizers: Terre des hommes; IBCR; Inspiring Children’s Futures at the University of Strathclyde; and the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies ‘Justice for Children, Justice for All, 
Baker McKenzie

More Information | Register Here

Justice for Women and Girls: Moving from Commitment to Action Amidst Covid-19

Friday, 23 October 

8am – 9:30am Ottawa | 2pm – 3:30pm Paris

Organizers: International Development Law Organization (IDLO), UN Women, World Bank, The Elders, and the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies

More Information | Register Here

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