University General Assembly 1


Nabil Abou Ltaif

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Topic: Strengthening the rule of law and the reform of the criminal justice institutions

Country: Swiss Confederation

Delegate: Nabil Abou Ltaif

The UN defines the rule of law as a “principle of governance in which all persons, institutions and entities, public and private, including the State itself, are accountable to laws that are publicly promulgated, equally enforced and independently adjudicated, and which are consistent with international human rights norms and standards. It requires, also, measures to ensure adherence to the principles of supremacy of law, equality before the law, accountability to the law, fairness in the application of the law, separation of powers, participation in decision-...