Regional: Access to Justice for the Urban Poor (prev. Enhancing Access to Justice through Improvement of Justice Delivery Systems)

Sovereign Project | 39301-012

Summary

The proposed Project will examine access to justice issues in the region with a view to supporting good governance and better service delivery. The Project may include further inquiry/research into issues identified under the above RETAs. Such issues may include aspects of the criminal justice systems, systemic constraints to access to justice such as lack of legal identity, police reforms, and making judiciary and legal profession more independent and accountable.

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Project Name Access to Justice for the Urban Poor (prev. Enhancing Access to Justice through Improvement of Justice Delivery Systems)
Project Number 39301-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6366-REG: Access to Justice for the Urban Poor (prev. Enhancing Access to Justice through Improvement of Justice Delivery Systems)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
TA 6366-REG: Access to Justice for the Urban Poor (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 40,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Public sector management - Law and judiciary
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The proposed Project will examine access to justice issues in the region with a view to supporting good governance and better service delivery. The Project may include further inquiry/research into issues identified under the above RETAs. Such issues may include aspects of the criminal justice systems, systemic constraints to access to justice such as lack of legal identity, police reforms, and making judiciary and legal profession more independent and accountable.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The ADB Will recruit a firm or institution to provide 9 person-months of international consulting.

The international consultant will have a strong background and experience in law, legal empowerment for the poor, grievance and dispute prevention and settlement procedures and mechanisms, a rights-based approach to development, and poverty reduction in the Asian region. The international consultant should have a good knowledge and understanding of urbanization and urban development in the Asian region, with working experience in a significant number of countries, and a thorough understanding of realities on the ground. The international consultant should have demonstrated a strong ability in research, organizing and facilitatin sub-regional and regional workshops, and should have strong analytical and writing skills. Familiarity with ADB projects and technical assistance will be an advantage.

In addition, an individual consultant may be recruited for a period of up to 3 months to assist in Manila with the organization and conduct of the regional workshop, including but not limited to media relations as well as seminar proceedings and reporting.

Responsible ADB Officer Philip Daltrop
Responsible ADB Department Office of the General Counsel
Responsible ADB Division Office of the General Counsel
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 16 May 2005
Fact Finding 19 Mar 2005 to 05 Apr 2005
MRM -
Approval 15 Dec 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 22 Oct 2007
Last PDS Update 22 Oct 2007

TA 6366-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Dec 2006 - 15 Dec 2006 30 Sep 2008 31 Mar 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
540,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 540,000.00 15 Dec 2006 428,069.92
Title Document Type Document Date
Access to Justice for the Urban Poor TA Completion Reports Jan 2011
Access to Justice for the Urban Poor Consultants' Reports Aug 2009
Access to Justice for the Urban Poor Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA Sep 2008
Access to Justice for the Urban Poor Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2006

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