Hamida Barmaki Organization for the Rule of Law (HBORL) organized a capacity building training in Daikundi province from 28th till 30th July 2019 for three days on “Linkage between Formal and Informal Justice system in Afghanistan” with close cooperation of CORDAID and financial support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Netherlands.

The purpose of the training was to develop the linkage between the formal and informal justice systems. Increase the cooperation and collaboration between the two systems, and enhance their knowledge about legal practices in Afghanistan and to increase Rule of Law and access to Justice especially for women and girls.

Participants from, Department of Justice, Department of women’s affairs, Afghanistan Independent Bar Association, Department of Tribes, Appeal attorney of Daikundi province, Afghan independent Human rights commission and department of Haj and pilgrimage participated in the training.

The topics discussed were: Introduction to Justice, duties, and responsibilities of Justice departments, the importance of the linkage between the formal and informal justice systems and advantages and disadvantages of both systems. The participants also discussed the topics during group work and open discussion.

A representative of the department of Tribes shared her comment about the three-day program: In this three-day program I attended I learned many new things about formal and informal justice and their competences, now I can say the training was effective in order to have professional activities. The training finished with certificate distribution.

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