Category Archive: Rule of Law

Irene Khan on Afghanistan

Has the international community prioritized peace and stability over justice in Afghanistan? Despite massive international efforts, both peace and justice have remained elusive for large parts of the Afghan population. Irene Khan argues that the… Continue reading

Failures of Rule of Law promotion in Afghanistan

What have been the failures of Rule of Law-promotion in Afghanistan? Irene Khan describes how her organization tries to learn from past failures. Ms Khan is currently the Director-General of the International Development Law Organization. Before… Continue reading

Informal justice in Afghanistan

Irene Khan explains that informal justice systems like village jirgas enjoy popularity with many Afghans. How can the formal justice system best engage with informal structures? Ms Khan is currently the Director-General of the International… Continue reading

Irene Khan on IDLO’s work in Afghanistan

Irene Khan explains how the International Development Law Organization tries to promote the Rule of Law in Afghanistan. Ms Khan is currently the Director-General of the International Development Law Organization. Before this she was Secretary… Continue reading