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Seyada II ? Empowering the Palestinian Judicial System

Sector: Legal and judicial development

EU Contribution: € 4,432,988.00 (100% of total).

Implementing organisation: Icon-Institut Public Sector Gmbh

Duration: from 07/2009 to 09/2012

Description: The Seyada II project supports the Palestinian Authority develop a more independent, impartial, efficient, transparent and modern justice system. The programme initially focused on training judges and public prosecutors and on institutional and capacity building. Seyada II extended the scope of this work and helped: develop the High Judicial Council, the Palestinian Judicial Institute, the Palestinian Bar Association, preparations to set up a legal aid system, and strengthen constitutional review.