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Rule of Law Collaborative awarded $5 million grant to provide governmental training

The global unrest spreading across countries and regions of the world – from Ukraine to Syria and Iraq to Hong Kong – underscores the vital work of a University of South Carolina center working to provide long-term solutions to the upheaval.

On Wednesday (Oct. 1) the university announced that its Rule of Law Collaborative, which provides training to U.S. government agencies on rule of law development and reform to the justice sector, has been awarded a grant of approximately $5 million from the U.S. Department of State.

The grant, among the university’s largest in the humanities, will help U.S. government officials to provide rule of law support in fragile and post-conflict states. Read more.