Transition Studies Review

, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 660–673 | Cite as

Justice Sector Reform in Afghanistan: From a ‘Lead Nation’ Approach to a ‘Mixed Ownership’ Regime?

International Order, Security and Strategic Studies

Abstract

The article describes the policy-making structure which governs the reform of justice in Afghanistan. It is characterized by an evolution from a bilateral to a multilateral approach, aimed at increasing the Afghan ownership. However, observing the system ‘from within’, it seems currently ruled by a mixed regime, being still deeply influenced by external inputs. As a consequence, the final outcome of the process remains uncertain.

Keywords

Afghanistan Donors Justice system Lead nations Local ownership 

JEL Classification

O19 F54 H56 K49 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IMT, Lucca Institute for Advanced StudiesLuccaItaly

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