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Access to Justice Guatemala


Just Governance Group lead a mid-term external evaluation of an access to justice program with several thematic components:  indigenous peoples’ access to justice; indigenous law and legal pluralism; women’s access to justice; labour law and agrarian law.  JGG prepared and conducted interviews, meetings and focus groups with governmental and judicial authorities, public prosecutors, public defenders, Ombudsman officials, unions, non-governmental organizations, and indigenous authorities.  Facilitated critical reflection with the program implementing agency (Soros Foundation of Guatemala) and the Swedish and Danish Cooperation agencies that actively support the program.  (2008) (2008)