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 Name||Access to Justice for the Urban Poor (prev. Enhancing Access to Justice through Improvement of Justice Delivery Systems)|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|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|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
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||Daltrop, Philip|
|Responsible ADB Department||Office of the General Counsel|
|Responsible ADB Division||Office of the General Counsel|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||16 May 2005|
|Fact Finding||19 Mar 2005 to 05 Apr 2005|
|Approval||15 Dec 2006|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||22 Oct 2007|
|Last PDS Update||22 Oct 2007|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|15 Dec 2006||-||15 Dec 2006||30 Sep 2008||31 Mar 2011||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|540,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||540,000.00||15 Dec 2006||428,069.92|
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|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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