Projet Etat de Droit du PNUD Haiti

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Evaluation Plan:
2013-2016, Haiti
Evaluation Type:
Project
Planned End Date:
04/2013
Completion Date:
03/2013
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
30,000

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Title Projet Etat de Droit du PNUD Haiti
Atlas Project Number:
Evaluation Plan: 2013-2016, Haiti
Evaluation Type: Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 03/2013
Planned End Date: 04/2013
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Democratic Governance
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
  • 1. Effective, responsive, accessible and fair justice systems promote the rule of law, including both formal and informal processes, with due consideration on the rights of the poor, women and vulnerable groups
Evaluation Budget(US $): 30,000
Source of Funding:
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Danielle Saada
Pelex Flereme Avocat au Bareau de Port-au-Prince
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: Ministère de la Justice et de la Sécurité Publique, MINUSTAH, Police Nationale d'Haiti
Countries: HAITIHAITI
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1 Set-up of a high level working group aiming at reinforcing national ownership and coordinating the international partners 's support to the RoL sector
2 Continue to provide support to police, justice and correction sectors which should be considered as a whole.
3 Review and implement a UNDP-MINUSTAH joint strategy (reference to RoL GFP and MINUSTAH consolidation
4 Strengthen UNDP's resource mobilization efforts with MINUSTAH's support
5 Continue to support capacity building within the Ministry of Justice and Public Security
6 Continue to provide support to the School of Magistrate (EMA) in terms of both training and capacity building
7 Provide support to the Superior Council of Judicial Power (CSPJ) and facilitate a coordinated support from the international partners (inspection and vetting)
8 Promote the establishment of a national legal assistance system (criminal, civil and commercial affairs) and set up a sub-working group of the Technical and Financial Partners on the matter
9 Support the National Committees working on the reform of the Criminal Codes and on other text regarding corruption, forensics institutes, legal aid.
10 Support the Police Judicial Central Directorate (DCPJ) in the establishment of regional sub-offices and in the set up of an office in charge of SGBV crimes
11 Support the Penitentiary Administrative Directorate (DAP) in interconnecting 17 prisons and in facilitating DCPJ and DAP (AFIS) database interconnection.
1. Recommendation: Set-up of a high level working group aiming at reinforcing national ownership and coordinating the international partners 's support to the RoL sector
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29] [Last Updated: 2016/02/22]

The setting up of a high level working group aiming at reinforcing national ownership and coordinating the international partners 's support to the RoL sector promoting a national dialogue on rule of law will be accompanied by UNDP.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1.1 Support to the set up of the high level working groups meeting through monthly meetings held at both technical and managerial levels
[Added: 2014/01/30]
ROL Project 2014/07 Overdue-Initiated
1.2 Support to the Thematic and Sector Table Justice and Rule of Law
[Added: 2014/01/30]
Project/Programme 2014/12 Overdue-Initiated
2. Recommendation: Continue to provide support to police, justice and correction sectors which should be considered as a whole.
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29] [Last Updated: 2016/02/22]

UNDP's intervention added value is acknowledged in those three areas (credibility, client orientation, technical expertise). However, due to the current lack of funding, UNDP has realigned its strategy in priority where it has achieved its strongest results and is better positioned

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
2.1 Submission of Project Proposal to gather funding for international and national staff in support to a comprehensive (justice, police, correction) intervention.
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project/Gouvernance Unit/DCD Programme 2015/12 Overdue-Initiated Lack of national ownership (prison)
3. Recommendation: Review and implement a UNDP-MINUSTAH joint strategy (reference to RoL GFP and MINUSTAH consolidation
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29] [Last Updated: 2016/02/22]

A strategy is being put in place which considers the MINUSTAH's forthcoming consolidation.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
3.1 Design and implement joint work plans and strategy
[Added: 2014/01/30]
Project 2016/12 Overdue-Initiated
3.2 Regular meetings and information sharing
[Added: 2014/01/30]
Project; DCD/Programme No due date No deadline established
3.3 Develop co-location or joint activities
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2016/12 Overdue-Initiated
4. Recommendation: Strengthen UNDP's resource mobilization efforts with MINUSTAH's support
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29] [Last Updated: 2016/02/22]

This is a key exercise that UNDP and MINUSTAH are currently performing

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
4.1 Propose Joint project proposal designed in the field of gender and violence reduction
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2014/03 Overdue-Initiated PBF, UNWOMEN TRUST FUND
4.2 Propose innovative resource mobilization instruments with MINUSTAH
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2015/12 Overdue-Initiated MINUSTAH UNDP MOU
5. Recommendation: Continue to support capacity building within the Ministry of Justice and Public Security
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29]

Capacity building is developed through the interventions and methodology that could be replicated in support to other institutions.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
5.1 Provide technical support to implement capacity building plan
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2015/12 Overdue-Initiated Financial resource remains scarce
5.2 Promote internal and external communication on the capacity building process ( to OMRH)
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2014/07 Overdue-Initiated Resource Mobilization tools
6. Recommendation: Continue to provide support to the School of Magistrate (EMA) in terms of both training and capacity building
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29]

The support to EMA is strategic in the professionalization process of the judiciary actors and agents

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
6.1 Facilitate national ownership of continuous training (UNDP/MINUSTAH joint implementation)
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2016/12 Overdue-Initiated
6.2 Provide Technical and strategic support to implement the capacity building plan
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2016/12 Overdue-Not Initiated Lack of leadership/resources
7. Recommendation: Provide support to the Superior Council of Judicial Power (CSPJ) and facilitate a coordinated support from the international partners (inspection and vetting)
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29]

This newly established institution requires an outstanding and coordinated support from all the technical and financial partners interested in the independance of Justice

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
7.1 Provide institutional support to the Superior Council of Judicial Power (strategic and operational capacity building) through implementation of specific project
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2015/12 Overdue-Initiated New EU funding
7.2 Facilitate coordinated support of technical and financial partners
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL project 2015/12 Overdue-Initiated Working group monthly meetings
8. Recommendation: Promote the establishment of a national legal assistance system (criminal, civil and commercial affairs) and set up a sub-working group of the Technical and Financial Partners on the matter
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29]

UNDP has never been very well positioned within the legal assistance system, too much budget consuming, but could assist in terms of coordination in particular regarding access to justice and SGBV.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
8.1 Provide free legal assistance to SGBV victims located in the intervention areas of legal aid offices and SGBV associations throughout the judicial process.
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2016/12 Overdue-Not Initiated
8.2 Project submission being prepared
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2014/12 Overdue-Initiated
9. Recommendation: Support the National Committees working on the reform of the Criminal Codes and on other text regarding corruption, forensics institutes, legal aid.
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29]

Given the current support provided by the other main PTF on the matter, it is more strategic to focus on delivery of technical expertise to the institutions and to promote a national dialogue on Rule of law

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
9.1 Promote a national dialogue on rule of law
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project/ Gouvernance 2016/12 Overdue-Not Initiated
10. Recommendation: Support the Police Judicial Central Directorate (DCPJ) in the establishment of regional sub-offices and in the set up of an office in charge of SGBV crimes
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29]

Due to a lack of funding and a lack of coordination amongst international partners, UNDP cannot currently continue to considering anymore this issue a top priority eventhough the need to support the Judicial Police remains strong

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
10.1 Project documents to be submitted to Peace building Fund, and to the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (office in charge of SGBV crimes)
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL project 2016/01 Overdue-Initiated Lack of resource from RoL Project
11. Recommendation: Support the Penitentiary Administrative Directorate (DAP) in interconnecting 17 prisons and in facilitating DCPJ and DAP (AFIS) database interconnection.
Management Response: [Added: 2014/01/29]

Due to a lack of funding and a lack of national ownership, UNDP cannot currently continue to considering this issue a priority.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
11.1 Participate to meetings on detention in order to identify potential cooperation with partners.
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project No due date No deadline established
11.2 Address to the Ministry of Justice the issue of the lack of leadership and ownership at DAP
[Added: 2014/01/30]
RoL Project 2014/03 Overdue-Initiated

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