International Judicial Relations

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Delegation from Armenia and Georgia

The Federal Judicial Center regularly hosts judicial educators from other countries to share...

Delegation from Kenya

In September 2014, the Federal Judicial Center hosted members of Kenya’s Judicial Service...

Judicial Education Exchange with Namibia

A delegation from Namibia, led by Chief Justice Peter Shivute, visited Washington, D.C., the...

Delegation from Uzbekistan

Over the past 18 months, the Federal Judicial Center has participated in a number of exchanges...

Delegation from Armenia and Georgia
Delegation from Kenya
Judicial Education Exchange with Namibia
Delegation from Uzbekistan

International Activities at the FJC


The Federal Judicial Center's statutory mission includes a mandate to provide information to help improve the administration of justice in foreign countries and to acquire information about the judicial systems of other nations that will improve the administration of justice in the courts of the United States.

At the invitation and with the financial support of the U.S. government, foreign judiciaries, or international development organizations, Center staff works with foreign courts and judicial training centers on technical assistance projects abroad. This outreach has included judicial and court education programs with the Russian Academy of Justice; a caseload tracking and reporting assessment for the High Court in Lusaka, Zambia; a U.S./Council of Europe judicial reform assessment in Kosovo; and assistance with the implementation of a new case calendaring initiative in Trinidad and Tobago. The International Judicial Relations Office also can identify U.S. judges, court managers, and public defenders with expertise relevant for a particular international rule of law program or court reform project.

Travel and other direct costs of the Center's international programs are funded by outside sources. Participation by Center employees is secondary to their primary research and education responsibilities to the federal judicial system.

To learn more about FJC international programs and materials, please contact us at ijr@fjc.gov or Download a PDF brochure describing international programs at the Federal Judicial Center.

Updated: February 24, 2015, 12:03 pm EST