Justice

Access to justice is fundamental to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, which commit UN Member States to “promote the rule of law at the national and international levels, and ensure equal access to justice for all”. Gaps in access to justice reinforce poverty and undermine inclusive economic growth.

UNU research recognizes that justice is fundamental to the realization and assertion of an individual’s human rights. By focusing on vulnerable groups most acutely affected by justice gaps, such as migrants, UNU experts are illuminating the importance of approaching access to justice as part of a broader agenda for social justice in areas including health, gender and environment.

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Lessons from the Survivor Inclusion Initiative

Providing financial access for survivors and other communities vulnerable to modern slavery

03 Apr 2024

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Developing a Public Private Partnership Approach to Increase Financial Inclusion for Modern Slavery Survivors in Mexico

An overview of a pilot intervention in Mexico to widen access to basic banking services for modern slavery survivors.

14 Mar 2024

News

FAST and ACAMS Unveil Spanish Translation of Vital Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Certificate

Training certificate for anti-financial crime professionals in the public and private sectors now available in Spanish.

07 Mar 2024

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Exploring Migrant Survivors' Remittance Needs in the United States

Presenting the findings of a FAST survivor inclusion pilot programme.

02 Mar 2024

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Tackling Illicit Financial Flows at Source: Adopting a ‘Location-Centred Approach’ to Address Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

Advanced monitoring of suspicious transactions to enhance the targeting of exploitative crimes.

02 Mar 2024

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The Summit of the Future is a Chance to ‘Human Proof’ Our Global Governance System

How do we overcome our innate tendency to prefer the present, undervalue big systemic risks, and ignore the needs of future generations?

25 Jan 2024