Namati’s efforts on promoting legal empowerment

September 17, 2012 at 9:16 pm Leave a comment

An interview with Namati’s Vivek Maru provides interesting insights into the goals of the network, its current projects and ambitions. Namati aspires to bring together advocates for access to justice and legal empowerment from around the world in order to avoid “reiventing the weel” efforts. According to Vivek many legal empowerment programs work in isolation and this inevitably leads every now and then to repetition of mistakes and omission of economies of scale.

Namati is not only providing networking opportunities but also conducts field work. In Sierra Leone they pilot test a national program of paralegals, in Mozambique, Liberia and Uganda they work focuses on community land titling programs, and in India on  regulation of coastal eco-systems.

Read the whole blog post on legal empowerment here

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Entry filed under: Access to Justice, India, Legal Empowerment, Sierra Leone.

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