Promoting Rule of Law: Myth Versus Reality

Promoting Rule of Law: Myth Versus Reality. U.S. Institute of Peace. Christina Murtaugh. August 11, 2015.

Rule of law has long been a key international concern, especially for conflict-affected countries, and promoting it is a critical challenge to the international community, according to the brief. It focuses on the misconceptions of what is called the golden hour approach to offer more practicable alternatives. The issue is focus, whether to find a solution among Western paradigms or to empower people, support sustainable change, and provide enough time for the people to act and the process to unfold on their own terms. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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