Project

Addressing Traditional Law in Post Conflict Legal and Judicial Development Aid in Sub-Saharan Africa

Duration
01 January 2008 → 30 December 2013
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
    • Law
Keywords
Africa rule of law traditional justice post conflict transitional justice
 
Project description

Research on the vision and policy of external actors regarding traditional justice systems in international legal aid for rule of law and transitional justice in post conflict sub-Sahara Africa. Traditional justice systems are analysed in terms of their potential contribution to the construction of democratic states and their role in transitional justice mechanisms, with a special focus on human rights.