Delegation of the European Union to Lesotho

Support to the Community Courts in Eritrea

11/05/2016 - 12:20

The overall objective of the project is to support the government's efforts to facilitate access to justice for the population of Eritrea. The purpose of the project is to improve the services provided by the Community Courts in Eritrea.

The project includes a capacity-building component and infrastructure component. In the framework of the capacity-building component, the programme aims to fully integrate the traditional systems of community courts and customary law with the formal rule of law while the infrastructure of the community courts is modernised: selected courts are supplied with photovoltaic stand-alone systems for power supply.


Total Cost (EUR): 5 200 000.00

EU contracted amount (EUR): June 2013 - October 2016

Duration: Ministry of Justice

Funding Instrument: European Development Fund (EDF)

Benefitting zone: Eritrea

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