The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) announced the “Tech the Justice Gap” Forum which will be held on November 29 in Tunisia. The forum will take place at the Palais des Congrès, under the esteemed patronage of the Presidency of the Government.
Technology and access to justice
The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is one of the most prominent social institutions working to prevent and solve pressing justice problems. That is through research and data related to justice, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The forum aims to highlight the role that technology can play in accessing justice and test its effectiveness. This makes justice services more equitable and easier to access.
The forum will host some of the most prominent businessmen and emerging companies in the field of justice. In addition, leaders and investors will attend and share their inspiring experiences and practical and effective solutions for change.
Themed “Tech the Justice Gap,” the forum underscores the potential of technology in reshaping access to justice. Thus, it celebrates startups that embrace innovative solutions, uplift individuals and communities, and provide tailored tools.
17 startups compete at The Hague Institute
The forum will host a Demo Day featuring 17 emerging companies in the field of justice technology. They will present their innovative solutions to representatives of the Tunisian legal field. This includes companies that are part of the Justice Accelerator program. The startups will also present their solutions to a jury from the MENA region, West Africa, and East Africa. Then, the jury will select three startups as winners of the Innovating Justice Award.
The event will highlight the companies’ achievements and global collaboration that strengthens their shared mission to create a more just world.
The forum will witness several activities, including a celebration of the success of 17 startups from Tunisia, Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, Nigeria, and Kenya. In addition, it will host innovative presentations by startups, from which 3 startups will be selected and rewarded. The. cash prizes are distributed as follows: €20,000 for the first-place winner, €15,000 for the second, and €5,000 for the third.
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