Third National Legal Aid Conference on Access to Justice

THEME: Access to Justice During the Electioneering Period in Africa in the 21st Century.

The National Legal Aid Conference by FOLLAP, European Union, and UNDP provides an opportunity for stakeholders to share experiences and mechanisms of addressing access to justice for the poor and marginalized during the election period in different contexts. 

This year’s Conference focuses on these thematic areas:

  • Trends in electoral processes in Africa in the 21st Century
  • Political parties and the electoral process
  • Citizen’s participation in the electoral processes
  • Electoral management bodies
  • Judiciary as a pillar of democracy for sustainable peace and development
  • Access to justice for the poor and marginalized during election period
  • Democracy in the digital age
  • Data protection and the electoral process
  • Role of the media in promoting access to justice during election period
  • Role of the Civil Society Organizations in promoting access to justice in the democratic spaces
  • SGBV in the context of electoral process
  • Gender justice and the electoral processes
  • The right to vote and standards for right holders and duty bearers
  • Best practices in managing electoral processes
Published: 26-08-2022