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Law and Justice Technical Assistance Providers


ABT Associates

Program evaluation, policy analysis, technical assistance, and program operation services are offered to government clients.

International Development Practice Area: Projects are listed and described briefly.

A sampling of available reports based on studies done by ABT for clients.


Provides human-resource and technical-development services that serve both governmental and non-governmental institutions.

Institutional Development Programs: Provides overview of Amideast activities in the areas of legal and judicial institutions, legislative institutions, and civil society

Information is listed by region, sector, and project

Bulgarian Institute for Legal Development (BILD)

The Bulgarian Institute for Legal Development is a non-profit NGO that promotes the rule of law in Bulgaria and the introduction of new technologies as a means of improving the efficiency of the judiciary.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States.

Democracy and Rule of Law Project: The Democracy and Rule of Law Project is a leading source for independent research, writing, analysis, and discussion on democracy promotion, focusing on Political change in the Middle East and the Rule of Law, amongst other things.

Casals & Associates

Casals & Associates, Inc. (C&A) is a source for management, communications, and public relations, research and marketing services. C&A delivers client-oriented services to the U.S. Federal Government, international organizations, and businesses worldwide from health communications, to conference planning, video production, web design and maintenance, graphics and publications, from financial management and governance, to demographic and market research and evaluation.

Centre for Democratic Institutions

CDI responds to the needs of developing countries in the field of good governance and democratic institutions. The centre was established as an Australian Government initiative and receives its core funding through the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID). Its geographic focus is the Asia-Pacific region.

Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS)

Center for International Development at Harvard University

Centre for International Legal Cooperation (CILC)

Projects: List of current and completed projects. Project descriptions include very general information on activities, financing, and partners.

Center for the Administration of Justice

The Center for the Administration of Justice (CAJ) was established as a component of the College of Urban and Public Affairs (CUPA) at Florida International University in 1984 to engage in research, training, and public education on the administration of justice in Latin America.

Center for US-Mexican Studies

The Center for US-Mexican Studies is based out of the University of California, San Diego, and is dedicated to reforming the administration of justice in Mexico. Their website provides information and links related to the rule of law and public security.

Central and East European Law Initiative (CEELI)

Includes a list of the programs by legal topic (15) and by country office. At each country office site, legal programs carried out there are described in detail.

Checchi & Company

List of Regional Projects


Projects can be searched by world region or by sector.

Democracy & Governance Sector: Goals in this sector described.

Development Alternatives, Inc.

Provider of technical assistance and training to public officials and local communities in developing countries to strengthen institutions of democratic governance.

Development Associates, Inc.

Development Associates, Inc. is a private management and governmental consulting firm that provides public policy research, and managerial, administrative, and technical services to Federal, State, and local government agencies and private organizations in the U.S. and abroad.

DevTech Systems, Inc.

DevTech Systems, Inc. is an international consulting firm specializing in advising governments and civil society on the major means of stimulating economic growth and combating poverty.

DPK Consulting

DPK Consulting specializes in developing and implementing administration of justice and rule of law projects in the United States and abroad.

Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF)

DPLF seeks to promote the reform and modernization of national justice systems in the Western Hemisphere to ensure that the rule of law becomes the hallmark of the justice system in each country in the region. DPLF sponsors and organizes seminars, conferences and training programs.

GOPA Consultants

GOPA's Economic development group focuses on four main areas: Enterprise Development, Institutional and Policy Development, Programme Development and Public Administration Development and Reform.

The Institute of Law, Birzeit University

The Institute of Law at Birzeit University focuses on issues surrounding the modernization of Palestinian legal structures and capacity building. This website provides detailed information on the Institute of Law as well as links to other relevant information sources.

Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas

This academic investigative institute aims to spread legal and judicial knowledge though the organization of conferences, events and seminars, as well as training, to futher the interchange of information with foreign legal and judicial experts.

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law

ICNL is an international organization whose mission is to facilitate and support the development of civil society and the freedom of association on a global basis. ICNL, in cooperation with other international, national, and local organizations, provides technical assistance for the creation and improvement of laws and regulatory systems that permit, encourage, and regulate the not-for-profit, nongovernmental (NGO) sector in countries around the world.

International Commission of Jurists

The ICJ is dedicated to the primacy, coherence and implementation of international law and principles that advance human rights. It provides legal expertise at both the international and national levels with the impartial objective and authoritative legal approach to protect human rights through the rule of law.

International Development Law Organization

IDLO's mandate is to promote the rule of law and use of legal resources in the development process, through training, technical assistance, needs assessments, research and publication.

International Foundation for Election Systems

IFES provides professional advice and technical assistance in promoting democracy and serves as an information clearinghouse on democratic development.


Global Rights

Global Rights is a human rights advocacy group that partners with local activists to challengeinjustice and amplify new voices within the global discourse. With offices in countries around the world, Global Rights helps local activists create just societies through proven strategies for effecting change.

International Law Institute

Since 1971 the International Law Institute has trained over 8,000 professionals from 180 countries. The goal of the Institute is to plant the seeds of knowledge and experience so that all nations of the world can achieve practical solutions to their problems in ways that fit their own needs. The Institute's Washington Training Program is presented through seminars at its headquarters at Pacific House in Washington, D.C.

International Legal Assistance Consortium

The purpose of ILAC is to facilitate and assist domestic and international efforts to improve the efficacy and credibility of legal institutions and the ability to implement accountability mechanisms. Its membership consists of almost thirty organisations from all five continents, including the world´s leading bodies of lawyers and represents more than two million individual lawyers.

The International Legal Services Advisory Council

ILSAC is a part-time advisory body which reports to the Attorney General on matters relevant to Australia's international performance in legal and related services, and provides a contact point for inquiries on Australia's international capabilities, including internatioal legal cooperation.

International Records Management Trust

The Trust is a UK registered charity which was set up in 1989 to help develop new strategies for managing public sector records. Its London office manages the delivery of a portfolio of international projects, while a consultancy team of over 60 practising professionals, drawn from the public and private sectors and from academic institutions, is able to offer a unique range of international experience and specialist capabilities.

IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board)

IREX is a US-based nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

International Senior Lawyers Project

The International Senior Lawyers Project provides volunteer legal services by highly skilled and experienced attorneys to advance democracy and the rule of law, protect human rights and promote equitable economic development worldwide.

Justice Management Institute

The Justice Management Institute is a not-for-profit organization created in 1993, that carries out such projects as training, technical assistance and research in the area of management, use of technology in the courts, and allocations of justice administration resources in the United States and other countries.

Justice Studies Center of the Americas

The Justice Center of the Americas (CEJA) is an autonomous, intergovernmental entity whose mission is to support the countries of the region in their judicial reform processes. The center is headquartered in Santiago, Chile, and its member countries include every nation of the OAS.

Justice Network of the Americas

Key Bridge Foundation Center for Mediation

The Key Bridge Foundation (KBF) Center for Mediation is a nationally recognized provider of conflict management and training services throughout the United States and abroad.

The Latin American Parliament

The Latin American Parliament is a regional, permanent and unicameral organism created in 1964 and currently composed of the national parliaments of twenty-two countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. (in Spanish and Portuguese)

Management Sciences for Development, Inc.

MSD is an international development consulting firm specializing in the Rule of Law (ROL) and Human Rights (HR). MSD provides professional, administrative, and management support for ROL/HR projects world-wide.

MetaMetrics, Inc.

MetaMetrics, Inc. provides program planning, evaluation, and implementation services in the areas of Democratization and Rule of Law.

National Center for State Courts

The International Program Division was created by the NCSC in 1992 to assist courts, legislators, and other justice system components outside the U.S. Through the International Programs Division, NCSC offers a comprehensive resource to governments, courts, and related justice system components that seek innovative solutions to justice system problems.

Partnership for Governance Reform in Indonesia

The Partnership is coordinating support of the international community in initiating a long-term process to improve governance in Indonesia in a durable way. It expresses Indonesian ownership. The Partnership brings together the Indonesian Government, Legislature, Judiciary, Civil Society, the Corporate Sector and the International Community.

Public Centre for Legal and Judicial Reform

The Centre for Legal and Judicial Reform aims at implementing the ideas of restorative justice in Russia and establishing a network of social organizations to promote restorative justice practices in various regions of Russia.

Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) at Columbia University Law School

Mandate to advance human rights principles through assisting the development of a public interest law infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. PILI promotes the development of new institutions, primarily in the area of clinical legal education and access to justice, and supports the adoption of new legal strategies, in areas such as discrimination and freedom of association.



RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision-making through research and analysis.

The Research Institute on Judicial Systems (IRSIG-CNR)

The Research Institute on Judicial Systems (IRSIG-CNR), in collaboration with the Center for Judicial Studies (CESROG) of the University of Bologna, promotes research activities and the parallel development of professional expertise in the area of judicial systems reform.


SEINTEX is a Spanish firm specializing in Public Administration Reform with an emphasis on the modernization of judicial systems.

The Services Group (TSG)

TSG has assisted over forty countries in adapting laws and institutions to meet the needs of new economic challenges and policy priorities. TSG has built on its extensive experience in the legal and regulatory aspects of investment and trade to address a wide spectrum of issues relating to commercial law reform and the administration of justice.

Transparency International

Transparency International is an international non-governmental organization devoted to combating corruption and bringing civil society, businesses, and governments together in a powerful global coalition.


UniQuest is the technology and consulting company of the University of Queensland. UniQuest specialises in adding value to the outcomes of research at an early stage and was established to foster links between emerging technologies developed by university researchers and the financial and entrepreneurial resources of industry and business.

Van Vollenhoven Institute, Leiden University


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