JHRA Third Quarter Progress Report 2015
During the third quarter of 2015, JHRA has continued the implementation of its Annual Work Plan, achieving significant progress in all outputs.
Under Output 1, High level coordination mechanisms for developing policy and legislation in accordance with international and national standards were established and became functional in State justice institutions. In addition, the completion of the Rule of Law Indicator Study (ROLIS) was an important milestone during this quarter. The ROLIS was formally presented at a conference chaired by the Minister of Justice. The Second Vice-President subsequently asked for recommendations and an action plan to be developed in order to identify priorities for
Justice Sector Reform in line with the Government’s Realizing Self-Reliance paper. Support to the legislative drafting process for laws with a human rights element continued, concretely for the Law on Conciliation of Civil Disputes. The UN Convention Against Torture (UNCAT) State
Report was finalized by the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and this report is expected to be formally endorsed in the last quarter of 2015.