Support to Judicial Institutions in Lebanon
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to a more independent and performing judiciary system in Lebanon, thus increasing its legitimacy and trust among the Lebanese public.
The purpose of this contract is to improve support the judiciary institutions (High Judicial Council, Judicial Inspection, State Council and Institute for Judicial Studies) and to boost the independence of the judiciary and improve its efficiency.
To achieve the specific objectives, the following results are expected:
the High Judicial Council’s capacity to perform as an independent body that provides general oversight for the judiciary is improved,
the Judicial Inspection’s capacity to be an efficient and independent body able to audit and evaluate the functioning of the Lebanese justice system and its skills to perform verifications efficiently, are improved,
the State Council has an improved regulatory framework and has improved also its advisory role and its administrative litigation mandate,
the Institute for Judicial Studies has strengthened its capacity, its autonomy and its sustainability to contribute to ensuring a high standard of judicial knowledge and performance.