Facilitating Implementation of Reforms in the Judiciary

Projects | Completed Projects 24 February 2018


Project Title: Facilitating Implementation of Reforms in the Judiciary (FAIR)

Funded by: European Union

Implemented by: Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC) in cooperation with the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC)

Project Number: ENI/2018/395-919

Total Budget: EUR 267,780; IDFI - EUR 45,900 

Duration: May, 2018 - 2020


The project is to support real reforms of the judicial system through monitoring, evidence-based advocacy, strengthening of individual judges and promotion of dialogue with them. The project also aims to increase the involvement of community groups in the reforms process of the judiciary through awareness raising and mobilization.


The following activities are planned within the framework of the project:


- Monitoring of the implementation of thenew electronic system of case allocationand the operation of Independent Inspector’s office and preparation of periodic monitoring reports;


- Monitoring of the implementation of judicial strategy and action plan, and other related policy documents and preparation of shadow reports;


- Qualitative research on the role of a judge with the participation of professional groups, including judges;


- Public opinion survey on the judicial reforms, achievements, and challenges;


- Monitoring the media coverage of major events in the judiciary;


- Working meetings with judges with the participation of international and local experts;


- Workshop on the ways of overcoming gender barriers in the courts system;


- Announcement of the scholarship programs for academia, activists and lawyers to prepare thematic blogs, articles and essays;


- Publication of the online journals on the justice system and its presentation in Tbilisi and the regions;


- Workshop for students, activists and interested groups on the following issues: drug policy, public protests, urban issues, equality issues and the role of the justice system.

Activities Carried Out Withing the Project