The final event of the ATLAS project, held on the 28th April, 2017, provided speakers and participants alike the opportunity to discuss the issues relating to improving access to legal assistance in Malta. Minister Helena Dalli, in her opening address, explained that legal aid is essential in order for individuals to have access to an effective remedy and that the current means threshold is effectively barring the majority from receiving such legal aid even in situations of abuse such as domestic violence. Mr. Tamietti, … read more
The Battenberg Suite, Osborne Hotel, Valletta – 13th January, 2017 aditus foundation, together with The Critical Institute, is organising a seminar which will bring together local and foreign experts, whose contributions will cast light on Maltese human rights obligations to provide free legal assistance for the protection of fundamental rights, the Maltese legal aid system, its shortcomings and possible developments and on the benefits of a strong pro bono culture. Seminar Programme: 10h00 Opening remarks: Presentation of the programme and the experts 10h30 Access to … read more
Have you had experience in accessing the public legal aid system? Were you assigned a lawyer through the legal aid agency or the advocate for legal aid? Take our short survey! We are looking for information on your experience with the legal aid system, the survey is anonymous and participants details will not be kept or otherwise published. Click here: TAKE THE SURVEY aditus is carrying out research on the current public legal aid system in Malta, we want to understand its … read more
We’ve extended the deadline to receive applications for the two positions advertised under the ATLAS project. If you haven’t yet submitted your application(s), please do so before 15 June. The original advert can be found here.
The EU Justice Scoreboard – 2016, released by the European Commission provides data on the quality, independence and efficiency of civil, commercial and administrative justice systems in all EU Member States. The scoreboard exists as a part of an open dialogue with Member States which aims to help achieve more effective justice systems. 2016 sees the release of the fourth edition of the EU Justice Scoreboard, which contains new quality indicators on factors such as general standards, training and legal aid. Overall, … read more