Namati News

August 15, 2012

Council on Foreign Relations Highlights Namati’s Work

by Namati in Namati News

The Council on Foreign Relations’ Development Channel Blog identified Namati’s focus on legal empowerment through community-based paralegals as an innovative, sustainable method for poverty reduction.

July 8, 2012

Kampala Workshop Gathers Community-Based Paralegal Programs

by Namati in Global Legal Empowerment Network, Namati News

On July 9-11, Namati and Global Rights is convening over 50 community-based paralegal programs from 20 African countries in Kampala, Uganda. Participants will draw from decades of experience to share practical strategies in areas such as gender-based violence and land conflicts.

June 28, 2012

Report Launch: Protecting Community Lands and Resources

by Abigail Moy in Community Land Protection, Land & Natural Resources, Namati News, Resources & Research

This report presents the results of a two year study on community land titling – a potential solution to the global land grab. The study uncovered an effective and cost-efficient process to help rural communities work together to document and protect their lands and natural resources. The report is produced by Namati, IDLO, SDI (Liberia), CTV (Mozambique), and LEMU (Uganda).

June 12, 2012

To renew public confidence, behavior in the Sierra Leonean judiciary must change

by Namati in Community Paralegals / Grassroots Legal Advocates, Namati News

Namati Sierra Leone Director, Sonkita Conteh, provides a critical view of the current state of justice in Sierra Leone. With public approval of the judiciary at an all-time low, Conteh argues that fundamental changes in professional behavior and attitudes are necessary to renew citizens’ faith in justice institutions.

April 11, 2012

Justice in Health Care Delivery: Sierra Leone

by Namati in Community Paralegals / Grassroots Legal Advocates, Health, Namati News

Justice Reform consultant, Margaux J. Hall, highlights the promising potential community paralegals hold for addressing the delivery of basic health care services in Sierra Leone.

February 23, 2012

Reverence and Transformation

by Namati in Namati News

In this interview with Open Society Foundation’s Jonathan Birchall, Namati CEO Vivek Maru sits down to explain more about legal empowerment and Namati.

January 24, 2012

In Liberia, A Nobel Laureate’s Problem

by Rachael Knight in Community Land Protection, Land & Natural Resources, Namati News

In an op-ed published in the New York Times, Namati’s Rachael Knight and Silas Siakor of the Sustainable Development Institute shed light on the land concession practices of the Johnson Sirleaf administration in Liberia.

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