The country's democratic transition has underscored the need to cement the rule of law as a fundamental principle
South Sudan has witnessed years of violent conflict since gaining independence, alongside mass population displacement and human rights violations. This volatile situation has made it difficult for the justice sector to deliver on its mandate of promoting the rule of law. Decades of uneven legal training in both Sharia law and common law further compound the weakness of the legal and judicial system.
IDLO is working to enhance the capacity of key justice sector institutions to provide legal education for the next generation of professionals and to administer justice for the people of South Sudan.
While constantly working towards the realization of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda, IDLO's Myanmar programs advance SDG 16 and contribute to the achievement of other goals. [ Learn more ]