UNDP and Partners Promote the Oppeness of Judicial Information



Dushanbe, Tajikistan. 21 February. The official launch of “Access to Judicial Information” for 2018-2019 project took place today at the premises of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tajikistan. The Chairperson of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tajikistan, representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway and UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative with their signatures assured their joint intention to implement the Project.

The “Access to Judicial Information” project contributes to implementation of Tajikistan’s National Development Strategy (2016-2030) that is aligned with the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.

The main objective of the Project is to enhance the capacity of judges and judicial personnel to provide quality services, including the provision of timely and reliable information to the public, as well as to support development of a legal framework for ensuring the openness of judicial information. The project also envisages modernization of the web-sites of the Supreme Court, Dushanbe city court, regional courts in Sogd and Khatlon and GBAO to enhance public confidence in the judiciary. Through the project, 100 members of the judiciary and representatives of the media will be trained to work with the public as well as prepare and provide timely and reliable information through local and international media. The Project will also promote strengthening of legal framework on access to judicial information with the support of national and international experts and will assist studying best practices in this direction.

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