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Third session of the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law on "Equal access to justice for all: a necessary element of democracy, rule of law and human rights protection"

The third session of the Forum was held on 16-17 November 2021. In accordance with resolution 40/9, adopted on 5 March 2019 the theme of the third session of the Forum is “Access to justice for all: a necessary element of democracy, rule of law and human rights protection”. Representatives from the China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS) attended the forum, voicing their views on this theme.

UN Human Rights Forum: Experts share judicial experience in promoting democracy

At a recent UN forum, experts discussed ways in which equal access to justice is necessary for human rights, democracy and the rule of law. Some Chinese scholars who joined the forum gave insights into China’s judicial system. At the third session of the United Nations’ Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, Zhai Guoqiang, expert on China’s constitution, spoke of China’s judicial reforms and how digitization has helped improve people’s access to justice.