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L'implantation des Cliniques Juridiques à Madagascar

Abstract : The “Trano Aro Zo (TAZ)” legal clinics are considered “one of the flagshipactivities of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the field of human rights”. Their inceptionin some regions of Madagascar has enableda mechanismfor promoting access to law and justicefor most citizens to become operationalfor overtwelve years. It is true that theirprimarymission is to reconcile the two opposing parties who do not wishtoor cannotinitiatecourtproceedings, to enable reconciliation betweenlitigantsand the administration of justice, but one of theirmissionsis also and above all to promote mechanisms in favour ofaccesstojustice by guaranteeing citizens’ access to the law. As their name shows[ed.: literally, The House in whichLaw is Protected], the TAZ legal clinics have been set upin order to protect and promote rights. They are “a kind of primitive justice systemandappear to be highly compatible with [Malagasy’s]reality”. The purpose here is to analyzethe efficiency of the TAZ legal clinics’actionssince their inception.
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Rojo Fenotina Ranaivoarison. L'implantation des Cliniques Juridiques à Madagascar. Revue juridique de l'Océan Indien, Association « Droit dans l’Océan Indien » (LexOI), 2020, pp.7-15. ⟨hal-02764505⟩



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