Knowledge on Law Initiative

KoLI is a probono "initiative" launched in association with Waheed, Hussain & Co. Attorneys at Law, aimed at creating AWARENESS, disseminating INFORMATION, and facilitating RESEARCH on all issues related to law and governance in the Maldives and its legal system. Under this Initiative three campaigns have been launched already with the support of generous individual and corporate donors.


Firstly we have 'Mamenge' Nizam', (Our System) an audio-visual campaign with monthly ten minute episodes on general information related to the the constitutional structure of the country for purposes of creating awareness. The campaign was launched in August 2017, and serves as a countdown, looking towards the Constitution's tenth anniversary due this year on 7th of August (Democracy Day). (include preview shots of the episodes)


Secondly we have 'Dhene Hureemutha' (Did you know) a mass media as campaign with monthly short clips aimed at disseminating information on up-to-date and important topics of public relevance. (include preview shots of the kolibits - the one and half minute short ones)


And lastly 'Funah Feenama' (Lets dive deep) a print campaign with commissioned for or aimed at facilitating detailed research onto various legal topics and themes of social and public relevance. Our first commissioned work talks of employment law in general in the Maldives, looking towards the tenth year anniversary of the Employment Act 2008.(include preview of my upcoming book "Handbook on Maldivian Employment Law" - Coming Soon) A second effort is being made to compile the country's first ever academic Commentary to the 2008 Constitution, another instrument which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year (Also coming soon).

Mamenge Nizaam