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The event Stories of change: Diving into the the Journey of the Syria Justice Innovation Process

3.5 years, 4 dialogues, 17 innovations and thousands of Syrians reached!

On 20 May 2022, during an exclusive online event, the SJIP team went back in time to remember the touching journey of a group of Syrians from all walks of life who decided to put their differences aside and came together to achieve one goal: empowering Syrians to solve their most pressing daily justice problems.

The event Stories of change: Syrian Innovators for user-friendly Justice

“The daily justice needs for millions of Syrians remains urgent, and out of reach,” said Theresa Smout, HiiL’s Director of Justice Transformation, in her welcoming remarks during the event Stories of Change: Syrian Innovators for user-friendly justice. The 16 June 2021 event served as a capstone to Phase II of the Syria Justice Innovation Process (SJIP), a project committed to identifying and addressing the everyday legal problems facing Syrian.

Watch the video Stories of Change: the Syria Justice Innovation Process

Since 2018, the Syria Justice Innovation Process (SJIP) has gathered knowledge on daily legal problems facing the people of Syria. This film recounts the project and profiles a diverse group of Syrians whose innovations and services are addressing the everyday legal problems.

We at SJIP wanted to better understand what impact Covid-19 has on justice in Syria. Hence, we brought together a diverse group of Syrian voices to explore the relationship between Covid-19 and everyday legal problems in Syria, in particular SJIP’s Justice Innovation Goals.

We put together the outcome of these in-depth online discussions in a summary, which details the different layers of impact and possible strategic responses over the months and years to come. The summary can be found here.