Access to justice

Faced with obstacles in its litigation, Sherpa develops and promotes legislative reforms to facilitate access to justice. This includes extending the extraterritorial jurisdiction of French courts, strengthening access to evidence for victims, and facilitating litigations for civil society organisations.

Blog Post – Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for victims seeking justice remain in the Revised Draft treaty

Access to justice, Advocacy, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability

Sandra Cossart and Lucie Chatelain wrote a blog post on the Revised Draft treaty, “Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for...

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French court rejects ECCHR and SHERPA’s admissibility in the Lafarge/Syria case : Organizations to appeal decision at French Supreme Court

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Press release French court rejects ECCHR and SHERPA’s admissibility in the Lafarge/Syria case. Organizations to appeal decision at...

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17 NGOs denounce threats of prosecution against French journalists investigating French weapons in Yemen

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy

PRESS RELEASE 17 NGOs denounce threaths of prosecution against French journalists investigating French weapons in Yemen Paris, 13 May 2019...

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UEFA must refuse the candidacy of Ukrainian parliamentarian Andriy Pavelko

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy

UEFA must refuse the candidacy of Ukrainian parliamentarian Andriy Pavelko SHERPA, in collaboration with the Ukrainian association Futures...

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EITI Governance Failures Threaten Independent Civil Society

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy

Paris, february 25th Yesterday in Lima, on the eve of the 2016 Global EITI conferen representatives took a principled stance to boycott...

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Azerbaijan: EITI Board should sanction government for civil society crackdown

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy

  280 groups from 35 countries urge the EITI Board to protect free and independent civic participation in the initiative. In a letter...

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