PILnet (then Public Interest Law Initiative) and Open Society Justice Initiative, Budapest, 2005

This report offers a narrative summary of the proceedings of the Second European Forum on Access to Justice held in Budapest on February 24-26, 2005.

The report covers a wide range of regional and country-specific efforts to expand access to justice for the indigent and includes discussions of developments in international legal aid standards and of civil society and government initiatives to put these standards into practice.