The USAID New Justice Program organized a panel titled “Using Cutting Edge Digital Solutions to Strengthen Access to Justice” as part of the Global Digital Development Forum. The latter was organized by USAID, Chemonics International Inc., Save the Children, TechChange, IntraHealth International, CRS, ICT4D Conference, Digital Impact Alliance and devoted to key issues in the sphere of international development, democracy, and human rights protection.
USAID New Justice Program Chief of Party David Vaughn moderated the panel. He presented the Program experience of engaging representatives from the public and private sectors in projects aimed at streamlining access to justice using digital technologies.
Julia Lukasevych, Deputy Head of the Department of the High Council of Justice Secretariat, spoke about judicial institutions’ experience of operating electronic services and initial steps in response to the pandemic challenges.
Serhiy Suchenko, USAID New Justice Program Judicial Administration Specialist, presented an online platform under working title “Solution Explorer” which would enable parties to resolve disputes of selected categories online and then recourse to relevant judicial bodies including courts.
Tetiana Tsuvina, Associate Professor of the Civil Procedure Department, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, shared best practices of developing model training courses in legal innovations for law school students.
Dmytro Foremny, Country Manager Ukraine, the Hague Institute for the Innovation of Law (HiiL), presented experience of establishing cooperation between the justice sector and tech entrepreneurs in promoting legal innovations aimed at improving access to justice.
The video record of the panel is available at the YouTube channel of the event co-organizer, TechChange.
Presentation is available here.
We hereby extend thanks to our partners for fruitful cooperation and participation in the Forum!