About NCSC International

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In partnership with donor agencies, host-country governments, and non-governmental organizations, NCSC provides technical assistance, training and technology to enhance systems, empower communities, and engage citizens to improve the quality and efficiency of justice services around the world. NCSC has worked in over 30 countries, engaging in comprehensive rule of law projects in Africa and the Middle East, Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.
 
  • Celebrating Women Leaders at NCSC On April 1, 2014, NCSC President Mary McQueen convened a conference call with three women leaders of NCSC programs around the world in celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8). read more
  • Bangladesh: Promoting Women in Justice On March 8, 2014, USAID's Justice for All (JFA) Program organized a panel discussion on “Women’s Participation in the Justice Sector: Challenges and Expectation” at Dhaka University. read more
  • Empowering Survivors of Family Violence Gender-based violence was the reported cause of 76 deaths in Serbia in 2013. More than 3,000 women experiencing domestic violence contacted the help line of Counseling against Family Violence. read more

Highlights and Updates


Eastern Caribbean, March 2014 - Reforming Juvenile Justice Systems:
The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States has turned to NCSC to assist in juvenile justice reform in six OECS Member States—Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Dominican Republic, February 2014 - Exchanging Experience in Access Transparency:
NCSC visited the Dominican Republic in follow-up to a fellowship and exchange program initiated through the Department of State’s Legislative Transparency Fellows Program.

Honduras, March 2014 - Strengthening Citizen Security:
NCSC supported local counterparts in events honoring Farmer’s Day through new and innovative approaches to justice and security in agricultural communities.

Kosovo, January 2014 - Promoting Ethics in the Practice of Law:
A new Disciplinary Regulation of the Kosovo Bar Association establishes a more efficient and transparent disciplinary system to enforce ethics and standards of conduct among members.

Nigeria, March 2014 - Automating Case Management:
NCSC Experts met with the National Judicial Council of Nigeria and software vendors in Abuja to plan and coordinate activities development of court case management software.

Nigeria, February 2014 - Facilitating Access to Justice For All:
NCSC Court Administration Advisor, Bob Wily, holds follow-up case management trainings and workshops for court beneficiaries from Lagos and Enugu.

Uganda, February 2014 - Promoting Conflict-Sensitive Media:
Ugandan journalists received training on conflict-sensitive reporting.