Webinar “Leadership for Judges”


June 1, 2021, 16:30

The National School of Judges, with assistance from the USAID New Justice Program and in cooperation with the National Judicial College, Reno, USA, offers a series of open webinars on various topics for judges, judicial clerks, and court staff.

The next webinar in this series – “Leadership for Judges”.

Judicial leadership is what leaders of court systems do to translate values, visions, and goals into exceptional organizational performance. Leadership is widely considered the most important element of effective justice system administration. Moreover, achieving a truly independent judiciary requires judicial system leadership to overcome resistance from various entrenched interests that view courts as not capable of self-governance. It is important to stress that many of the celebrated leaders did not operate from a position of power and authority but rather were able to create change through sharing their vision in a way that motivated people to become part of that vision and to make the vision a reality. Strong and effective leaders are the core in the judiciary which is ready to decide honestly and impartially based on the law and the evidence, without external pressure or influence and without fear of interference from anyone.

After this 120-minute webcast, participants will be able to:

  • Understand what transitional leadership is;
  • Understand how principles that work in military and business settings really work in the justice sector;
  • Know how leadership and management relate;
  • Understand how to motivate people when they do not receive any pay, raises, gifts, etc., for their extra work;
  • Understand why it is so hard to get others to change, even for the better.

Working language: English. Simultaneous translation into Ukrainian will be provided.

The webinar will be conducted on the Zoom platform. You can join the meeting at this link.

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Information on other webinars of this series is available here.