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a state of order in which events conform to the law

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An absence of the rule of law is keeping foreign investors away
These pillars are now internationally recognized and the WJP has built up nine factors to measure the rule of law in a country: constraints on government powers, the absence of corruption, an open government, fundamental rights, order and security, regulatory enforcement, civil justice, criminal justice and informal justice.
Members of the Justice Council attending this year's World Economic Forum in Davos aim to elevate the conversation on justice, in agreement that recent years have seen an increased focus on questions of transitional justice and rule of law in conflict and post-conflict societies, enhancing the need to ensure a common basis in international norms and standards.
While each contribution is unique in its arguments and evidence, a theme resonates: those engaging in rule of law reform should consider the country's political and social context.
Regionally, confidence in the rule of law is highest in Asia, where nearly two in three adults (65%) express faith in their judicial systems and courts.
The conference is held in the framework of the EU - Central Asia Rule of Law Platform.
This came in the speech of Rashid Mubarak al Khater, a member of Qatar's delegation to the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly during a committee session on the rule of law at the national and international levels.
As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed, in his address, he stressed that Macedonia has sent close to half of its soldiers to the international mission for protecting the rule of law.
That serves as a solid definition of the rule of law, and it captures a central premise of this book.
Pakistani envoy said that the Government of Pakistan, led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, was committed to constitutionalism, the rule of law and protection and preservation of human rights in the country.
The overall strategy to promote human rights and the rule of law includes its other equally important cluster - reducing poverty, creating jobs and accelerating economic development," he said in the course of a debate in a high-level forum working towards a sustainable development agenda after 2015, the deadline for the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Weaknesses in laws have the potential to trickle down to a country's ability to deliver health services, said Juan Carlos Botero, JD, LLM, executive director of the World Justice Project, which is focused on advancing rule of law worldwide.
ISLAMABAD -- The speakers at a seminar on "Rule of Law and Counter-Terrorism - Role of Public and Private Sectors" on Monday called for comprehensive legal reforms to ensure rule of law in the country and deal with radicalization, extremism and terrorism.
The precondition for establishing the rule of law is a strong judicial system that is fair, competent, and efficient.