The Vera Institute of Justice works with government leaders and community organizations nationwide as well as internationally to help improve the systems that people rely on for justice and safety by providing expertise in research, demonstration projects, and technical assistance. 

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At the request of the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General (EOSG), from May 2012 to November 2012, the Vera Institute of Justice conducted a field-based impact assessment of rule of law activities implemented by UN peacekeeping missions in Colombia, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.