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Joint Programmes - Logframes and Activities

CoE EaP Facility   Council of Europe Eastern Partnership Facility
Showing only one 'Project Purpose'
01/03/2011 - 31/12/2014
JP Completed  
Coordinating DG:
Office of the Director General of Programmes
4 800 000
Intervention Logic Performance Indicators Sources of Verification Assumptions
Overall Objectives
(55 Activities)
To provide support to the reform processes in the EaP countries through a multilateral approach and to bring them closer to Council of Europe and EU standards in core areas covered by the Eastern Partnership Platform 1 “Democracy, good governance and stability”.

 

 

 
Project Purpose 1      2011/DG I/JP/2632   Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries 923 995 
(0 Activities)
To support and enhance the on-going process of reform of the judiciary with a view to increasing the independence, efficiency, transparency, accountability and accessibility of the judicial systems of the participating beneficiary countries, through intensive information exchange and best practice sharing.
Gaps in legislation and practice are identified for each of the beneficiary countries;
Best practices and recommendations are formulated and presented to the authorities;
The obstacles to an effective reform of the judiciary are discussed and solutions are formulated.
 
CoE reports, including CEPEJ, Venice Commission;
Experts’ feedback and Secretariat mission reports;
IGO, Media, NGO reports;
Ministries of Justice reports.
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to legal reforms;
Availability of funds;
Availability of national and international experts.
 
Expected Result 1.1
(19 Activities)
Legal and practical obstacles to the implementation of the applicable European standards as regards judicial reform in the beneficiary countries are identified through intensive information exchange and best practice sharing.

3 Working Groups (WGs) are established;
Meetings of the WGs are held for each subject;
Reports are prepared, including findings, best practice examples and recommendations for each country;
Reports are approved by the WGs.

Minutes of the WG meetings;
List of participants in WGs;
Experts’ feedback and Secretariat mission reports;
Reports by participants in the WG meetings
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to legal reforms;
Availability of funds;
Availability of national and international experts.
Expected Result 1.2
(8 Activities)
Dissemination of the project’s recommendations and best practice among key national authorities and stakeholders at the national level with a view to adjusting national judicial reform policies in the identified areas of concern.

The reports are translated, published and disseminated;
Policy round tables and conferences are held;
The follow-up to the recommendations is discussed and national authorities take them on board.

Translations, publications and records of distribution;
Experts’ feedback and Secretariat mission reports;
IGO, Media, NGO reports;
Ministries of Justice reports
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to legal reforms;
Availability of funds for activities and further reforms;
Availability of national and international experts;
Recommendations are effectively distributed.



 
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