Key Benefits: The TIJ Workshop Experiences

The TIJ Workshop for Emerging Leaders offers a unique opportunity for practitioners from different sectors to engage with their global peers in policy dialogue facilitated by the international and interdisciplinary faculty from the network of TIJ and the Institute for Global Law & Policy (IGLP) at Harvard Law School.

This intensive course, designed exclusively for young and successful professionals, will unlock the complex and dynamic linkages between the rule of law and policy making processes in the economic, political and social development at local, regional and international levels. The curriculum has been specifically designed to ensure that participants benefit from peer-to-peer learning in order to strengthen each participant’s knowledge and skills for addressing the most pressing policy challenges in today’s global environment.

Participants will benefit from the interaction with and the mentorship of experts, professionals and thinkers, actively partake in thematic discussions and policy case studies covering topics that are specifically designed to highlight the fundamental roles of the rule of law in policy development that affect our daily lives.



Spotlight Theme: the Rule of Law

While the rule of law as can be subject to varying interpretations, it is crucial that key stakeholders, young leaders included, cultivate their understanding of the underlying values commonly associated with the concept while appreciating the complex nature of the rule of law both as a concept and in practice. Through the presentation and sharing of policy experiences among their peers, participants will be able to approach the rule of law in the contexts that are relevant to their work and their lives, while appreciating the multiple factors that influence and shape the rule of law discourse.


The TIJ Workshop focuses on peer-to-peer learning and the necessary skills for understanding the policies and initiatives that affect their lives and the world at large, while drawing upon the rule of law as a guiding framework.

Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Learn from experts during the Plenary Lectures who will present their views on engaging topics related to global law and policy
  • Join the Policy Skill Teams and share their practical or policy experiences, explore contemporary issues and literature about relevant topics to the rule of law and draw good practices and innovative approaches
  • Participate in the TIJ-IGLP Policy Streams where interactive mini-courses are offered by the IGLP network faculty to review current scholarly developments and engage in case-based learning
  • Cultivate their skills in offering feedback, presenting experiences of their peers and synthesizing their own thoughts in a concrete policy discourse
  • Join the Field Trip and experience policy development at work
  • Present their views and concluding thoughts in a Public Forum organized by the TIJ
  • Enjoy a uniquely Thai experience at the Cultural Outing in an exclusive setting.

TIJ Workshop for Emerging Leaders Brochure

Travel &

The TIJ will sponsor meals, single-occupancy accommodation, round-trip transportation and course materials for all admitted participants.

Round-trip airfares will be reimbursed up to USD 1,000.

Admitted participants who require a visa to enter Thailand are responsible for their own visa application and applicable fees. T
vhe TIJ will issue a visa support letter upon request.

Airport transfer between the airport and the accommodation will be provided.

The Workshop

The objective of the TIJ Workshop is to cultivate an appreciation of the importance of the rule of law, particularly its fundamental role in the achievement of sustainable development. It provides a platform that encourages constructive discussion among practitioners across sectors and promotes interactive learning through experience sharing.

With a deeper understanding of how and why the rule of law is essential for sustained and inclusive economic growth, human rights protection and sustainable development, participants will become a part of a new network of emerging leaders who will act as agents of change in their respective fields and bridge thinking into practice.

Should Attend

Young and successful professionals from diverse fields of work including government, social entrepreneurship, businesses, and civil society organizations, among others, who are

  • inspired to learn about the Rule of Law and its connection to their field of work
  • determined to make a change in the policy making process
  • ready to cultivate the network established at the Workshop in support of their roles as agents of change in society