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Bringing justice to people in Eastern DRC

IATI Identifier: BE-BCE_KBO-0447404580-RDCUEAL123601IN

Published on IATI
  • date_range Oct 05, 2012 - Oct 04, 2015
  • autorenew Finalisation (Status)

There are multiple problems concering the accessibility of justice in eastern Congo: - On the demand side for justice: ignorance of the law and procedures by the population, lack of funding to support the costs of justice and geographical remoteness of legal services. - On the supply side of justice: lack of human and material resources, gaps in training of justice personnel. The project acts on the two levels. It provides for the promotion of free judicial assistance by supporting the operation of the Free Consultations Offices(FCO) of the bar associations, and in parallel the capacity-building of lawyers and judicial defenders. It also plans to deploy mobile justice services (lawyers visiting people in prison, mobile legal clinics) and to support the Department of Justice in organizing mobile courts. In addition, to address the problem of ignorance of the law, all activities will be accompanied by awareness raising sessions and information.;

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Sectors:
  • Legal and judicial development

Participating Organisations

Avocats Sans Frontières National NGO Accountable
Avocats Sans Frontières National NGO Implementing
European Union Multilateral Funding
Barreau de Bukavu Private Sector Implementing
Barreau de Kisangani Private Sector Implementing
Barreau de Goma Private Sector Implementing

Transaction

Transaction Value Provider
Receiver
Type Date

Budget

6,518,505 USD
  • 5,000,000 EUR (Valued at Oct 05, 2012)
    date_range Oct 05, 2012 - Oct 04, 2015
access_time Updated on Dec 18, 2018 11:26:27
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