2017 JusticeMakers Competition


Prevention of Torture in Francophonie Africa

International Bridges to Justice seeks to build a community of the best and brightest agents in the field of legal reform. It is a worldwide community, always pressing to expand its horizon. IBJ is looking to fund innovative projects that bring change to your local criminal justice system. Winners receive $5,000 fellowships to implement their projects. Additionally, JusticeMakers Fellows enjoy IBJ’s resources that prepare them to be future project leaders.

IBJ is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 JusticeMakers Prevention of Torture Competition in Francophonie Africa. With the support of Global Affairs Canada, IBJ is reaching out to lawyers, human rights defenders, justice and law enforcement officials for innovative proposals and strategies to promote criminal justice in Francophonie Africa. Applicants are asked to submit a detailed proposal of their idea. The most innovative and sustainable projects will receive a $5,000 Fellowship.

Applications are due on March 31, 2017. EARLY applicants who submit their proposal before January 31, 2017, will receive feedback from IBJ and the opportunity to finalize their proposal with the feedback taken into account.

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