Economic and Social Council

10th Anniversary of the Adoption of the United…

10th Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems - CCPCJ Special Event
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Summary
The United Nations Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems were adopted by the General Assembly in 2012. The Chair's Event will provide an opportunity to take stock globally on progress since the instrument's adoption and highlight successful practices from across regions.
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To celebrate their 10-year anniversary, this Chair's Event aims at bringing together high-level representatives and substantive experts from Member States to discuss the strategic importance of equal access to legal aid in criminal justice systems for sustainable development and creating peaceful and prosperous societies, particularly for groups facing structural impediments.