Welcome Message

Ibrahim Tommy Executive Director

Welcome to the official website of Centre for Accountability and the Rule of Law (CARL-SL). CARL is an independent, not-for-profit organization that seeks to promote a just society for all persons in Sierra Leone, through monitoring institutions of accountability, outreach and advocacy for institutional transparency, capacity building and empowerment of citizens.CARL has its origin in the Special Court Monitoring Group (SCMG), which was established in May 2004 as a partnership project of the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the Coalition for Justice and Accountability (COJA) to exclusively monitor and produce objective reporting on proceedings before the Court for both local and international community.


End of Year Message: Making Progress, Amid Huge Challenges

On behalf of the Board and Management of the Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL), I wish to thank everyone, including donors and implementing partners across the country, for their invaluable contributions to our work over the last twelve months. Read more...


A Panoramic View of the Accountability And Citizens Participation In Local Councils project

In February 2013, the Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) launched the ‘Accountability and Citizens Participation in Local Councils’ project. Funded by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), the project seeks to foster increased transparency and citizens’ Read more...


The Right to Access Information Act 2013: What Apprehensions for Implementation

The Right to Access Information Act, 2013 (RAI), commonly known as the Freedom of Information Law (FOI), is the legislation which allows access by the general public to data Read more...


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