On 11 February 2016, the Kick-off seminar of two Twinning Projects in support of the Tunisian justice system was organized at Hotel Sheraton in Tunis. ISISC, acting in the capacity as ad hoc mandated body of the Italian Ministry of Justice, will support the scientific and logistic management of both projects, thanks to its extensive experience in the field of technical assistance.
The first project, dedicated to "Support to Training of the Justice Sector Personnel" ("Appui à la formation des personnels de justice"), is conducted by the French Ministry of Justice and the French National School of the Judiciary (ENM), represented by Justice Coopération Internationale (JCI) in the capacity as the body responsible for the implementation of the twinning; the Italian Higher School of the Judiciary is junior partner of France. The overall objective of the project is to strengthen the effectiveness and independence of the judiciary in accordance with European and international standards, in particular by improving the capacities and skills of the justice sector personnel through strengthening the Tunisian High Institute of the Judiciary (ISM). The project will last 24 months.
The second project on "Capacity Building Actitivies in Support of the Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Transitional Justice" ("The renforcement des capacités du Ministère de la Justice, des Droits de l'Homme et de la Justice transitionnelle (MJDHJT)") is conducted by the Spanish Ministry of Justice, represented by Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y Políticas Públicas (FIIAPP) as the body responsible for the implementation of the twinning; the Italian Ministry of Justice is the junior partner of Spain. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the independence and effectiveness of justice in accordance with European and international standards, in particular by strengthening the institutional capacity, management and organization of the Tunisian Ministry of Justice and courts in. The project will last 30 months.
For the official press release (in French), click here.