MUniversity of Minnesota

April 8, 2005

Law and Justice Summary

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What types of technology were employed?

(1) Increased telephone (cellular) and personal computer and access to Internet

i. Village cell and computer cooperative with hotline to link for help
ii. Cities offering free wireless connection to everyone
iii. Using the computer as cell phone to get rid of cost (I.E. SKYPE)

(2) Improved in Health care systems
* Cheaper medicine and drugs and treatments
(3) Decreased Environmental Equipment polluting air, water, and land
(4) Improved Transportation and Roads to decrease congestion and have lower tolls

2. What fields were present?

(1) Transportation/Civil Servant (Brazil) PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
(2) Mayor (Argentina) POLITICIAN
(3) Senior Law Enforcement Officer in Private Sector (Pakistan) CIVIL RIGHTS
(4) Advisor of Development organization in National or International org. (Bangladesh or other country) - HR ACTIVIST
(5) Project Manager for NGO in Environmental Protection (Australia)
(6) Appellate Court Judge (Sierre Leone) - LEGAL/CIVIL

3. What barriers to implementation were encountered?
(1) Paramilitary force
(2) Funding
(3) Corruption of Courts
(4) Access to information and training
(5) Environmental Pollution
(6) High human rights violations and lack of confidence in legal, political, economic, and social systems

4. How were the barriers overcome?

(1) Improved distribution of wealth by revisiting
(2) Developed leadership skills through training to use phone and computers
(3) Improved access to credits and grant for technology access (women access to telephone and computer) to improve business skills
(4) Established exchange conversation between judges
(5) Educated and sensitized judges and law enforcement to change attitudes
(6) Connected cars via a satellite which regulated congestion, so traffic jams will be non-existent and tolls were lower.

Posted by chri1010 at April 8, 2005 3:15 PM