Mongolia : Strengthening the Capacity of Judicial Training

Sovereign Project | 49189-001

The proposed CDTA is designed to support the Judicial General Council of Mongolia in the delivery of judicial training to enhance the capacity of the criminal court judges to render informed court decisions on economic crime cases. The proposed TA will support conducting training needs assessment to assess judicial knowledge and skills gap; providing Training of Trainers program for selected Mongolian judges; and developing curriculum and training materials on economic crimes by the trained judges for sustainable training after TA completion.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Lee, Seung Min
    East Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Mongolia
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Strengthening the Capacity of Judicial Training
Project Number 49189-001
Country / Economy Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8995-MON: Strengthening the Capacity of Judicial Training
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Law and judiciary

Gender No gender elements
Description The proposed CDTA is designed to support the Judicial General Council of Mongolia in the delivery of judicial training to enhance the capacity of the criminal court judges to render informed court decisions on economic crime cases. The proposed TA will support conducting training needs assessment to assess judicial knowledge and skills gap; providing Training of Trainers program for selected Mongolian judges; and developing curriculum and training materials on economic crimes by the trained judges for sustainable training after TA completion.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

1. Effective administration of justice based on the rule of law promoted.

2. Independence of the judiciary improved.

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Mongolian judges' legal and interdisciplinary knowledge to effectively adjudicate economic crime cases strengthened.

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1.Judicial training needs analyzed

2.Legal and interdisciplinary knowledge of trainer judges strengthened

3.Judicial training curriculum and training materials developed

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Inception mission was fielded in September 2016 to discuss and agree on detailed implementation plan, including composition and selection criteria of training of trainers (TOT) participant, a follow-up training workshop for handbook development, and main training for Mongolian criminal court judges.

TOT has been organized from 20-20 March with 20 judges and 5 prosecutors and 5 attorneys. 12 judges have been selected as trainers based on the performance and produce training hand book. The main training was conducted in second week of November 2017.

Final Training Needs Assessment Report submitted by the consultants was accepted by the implementing agency. After the productive meeting consultant team with the prosecutors and implementing agency, a consensus was reached for a Phase 2 of Training for Trainers (TOT) scheduled in March/April 2018 and the Main Training in September 2018. The TOT has been conducted during April 2018 and the final main training is scheduled from 17-29 September 2018.

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation The technical assistance will be implemented by the Judicial General Council of Mongolia in cooperation with the Office of the Prosecutor General and the Mongolian Bar Association under close communication with ADB.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The technical assistance (TA) will require 18 person-months of consulting services, comprising the services of three international consultants for 7 person-months and three national consultants for a total of 11 person-months. Experts will be recruited as individual consultants, in accordance with the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). All consultants will work under the coordination and monitoring of the team leader, and in close cooperation with the executing agency, the implementing agency, and ADB project officer.
Responsible ADB Officer Lee, Seung Min
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Judicial General Council
Timetable
Concept Clearance 07 Sep 2015
Fact Finding 28 May 2015 to 07 Oct 2015
MRM -
Approval 20 Nov 2015
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 21 Sep 2018

TA 8995-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Nov 2015 22 Dec 2015 22 Dec 2015 31 Mar 2018 31 Dec 2018 16 Jan 2019
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 550,000.00 17 Jun 2022 466,397.93

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