Pakistan: Access to Justice Program (TA Loan)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 32023-023 Status: Archived

Project Details

Project Officer
Fan, Xiaoqin Central and West Asia Department Request for information
  • Pakistan
  • Public sector management
Project Name Access to Justice Program (TA Loan)
Project Number 32023-023
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1899-PAK: Access to Justice Program (TA Loan)
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Law and judiciary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The TA cluster loan will support Institutional Development for Access to Justice. It will be implemented in three phases, allowing each phase to respond to particular needs during implementation of the AJP. Activities in the first phase will focus on (i) governance structures, systems, and capacities to articulate policy/laws; (ii) public knowledge and empowerment; (iii) performance and accountability; (iv) policy impact and innovation; and (v) supporting further legal and policy reform. MOL will be the Executing Agency.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy tbd
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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 tbd
Procurement tbd
Responsible ADB Officer Fan, Xiaoqin
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Pakistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Min of Law, Justice, Human Rights
Afzal Kahut, Program Director
[email protected]
Islamabad, Pakistan
Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2001
Fact Finding 20 Jun 2001 to 11 Jul 2001
MRM 08 Aug 2001
Approval 20 Dec 2001
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 13 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 15 Feb 2007

Loan 1899-PAK

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Dec 2001 21 Dec 2001 24 Dec 2001 30 Jun 2006 30 Jun 2008 02 Jul 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 20.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 20 Dec 2001 3.26 0.00 98%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 20 Dec 2001 3.31 0.00 100%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Access to Justice Program Project/Program Completion Reports Dec 2009

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Pakistan: Access to Justice Program Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2011

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