The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Centre (ROLACC) in Doha this week formally launched its Journal of Rule of law and Anti-Corruption, the first of its kind worldwide.
The journal, which aims to serve as a reference for academics, acts as a platform for experts in the fields of Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption studies, and has a well-structure managerial leadership consisting of a diverse group of international officials and academics.
According to Dr Ali bin Fetais Al Marri, Editor in Chief of the journal and chairman of the Board of Trustees at ROLACC, ‘’The first edition of the ROLACC journal will appear six months from now in English, then later in Arabic and French. There will be enough hard copies of the journal published to distribute to all universities.”
The journal aims to will be solid foundation for all topics related to anti-corruption and the rule of law. Alongside this, it will also cater to academics working in the fields of civil society engagement, resources management, justice issues, anti-trust issues, legal systems comparisons, corruption in sport, finance, and cross-border investigations.
The journal will be available via the official journal website, as well as through the HBKU publishing house and universities’ websites.
Bachar Chebaro, CEO of the HBKU press, spoke of the value of the new journal for promoting the most up-to-date research. ‘’The inclusion of the ROLACC journal within the academic library of HBKU Publishing confirms our commitments as a university publishing house to provide the latest and most important information for researchers and readers.”