Judicial Independence Project

The International Association of Judicial Independence and World Peace and its members introduced innovative concepts of judicial independence clarifying significant components essential for liberty, democracy, human rights and effective world trade.

Professor Shetreet is the President of the JIWP.

 

For more information, please visit JIWP.org

 

New Delhi 1982

 

​New Delhi Code of Minimum Standards of Judicial Independence 1982 was adopted in October 1982, after an intensive study and a series of conferences between 1980 and 1982.

 

 

Mt. Scopus Standards 2008

 

 

The Revised International Standards of Judicial Independence were approved in Jerusalem in 2008, and later ammended in Viena and approved in Ghent.

 

 

Montreal 1983

 

Montreal Declaration, The Universal Declaration on The Independence of Justice was unanimously adopted at the final plenary session of the first world conference on the independence of justice held at Montreal (Quebec, Canada) on June 10th, 1983.

 

 

Conferences & Reports 1983-2007

 

Read about past conferences and reports by the JIWP, in Germany (1983), Australia (1986), Portugal (1991) and Belgium (2000).

 

Recent Conferences 2007-Current

 

During 2007-current the Project organized 9 conferences: Jerusalem 2007, vaduz 2007, Jerusalem 2008, Krakow 2008, Cambridge 2009, Utah 2010, Vienna 2011, Hong Kong 2012, Ghent 2012.

 

 

Publications

S. Shetreet and C. Forsyth (eds.), THE  CULTURE OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS AND PRACTICAL CHALLENGES, 637+xlix pp.

(Martinus Nijhoff  Publishers, 2012).