Meeting with Anita Kaul, Secretary, Department of Justice

16 Dec 2013

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Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director, UNDP met with and Ms. Anita Kaul, Secretary, Department of Justice. UNDP partners with the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice to help poor and marginalized communities access justice by improving legal awareness and supporting national and local justice delivery institutions.

Projects and Initiatives

Access to Justice for Marginalized People (2008-2017)

Increasing Access to Justice for Marginalized People (2008-2017)
In partnership with the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India, the project focuses on strengthening access to justice for the poor by developing strategies that address barriers to accessing justice in legal, social, economic and political domains.

Stories of Change

Road to Freedom
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Road to Freedom
A UNDP-Ministry of Justice partnership has enabled poor, tribal communities in the Kalahandi district of Odisha to secure land rights and access entitlements under government schemes.





Justice for All: Securing Land Rights for Tribal Communities
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Justice for All: Securing Land Rights for Tribal Communities
UNDP partners with the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India to empower the poor and marginalized to demand and access entitlements and support justice delivery institutions to ensure the law works for the poor.





From Entitlement to Reality: Tribal Communities Use the Right to Information Act to Secure Justice
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From Entitlement to Reality: Tribal Communities Use the Right to Information Act to Secure Justice
In partnership with the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India, the project is helping poor and marginalized communities in Odishaaccess justice by enhancing legal awareness and supporting national and local justice delivery institutions.

About Haoliang Xu
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Haoliang Xu was appointed Assistant Administrator and Director for the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific by the United Nations Secretary-General in September 2013.

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