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Droits humains et stabilité (Burkina Faso)

Burkina Faso

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

Titre : Droits humains et stabilité (Burkina Faso)

Pays : Burkina Faso

Code projet : DK-1-257066

Période d’exécution : 01-01-2016 - 31-12-2020

The programme has three engagements : two involve public ministries and the third supports civil society organisations. The first engagement is with the Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Civic Promotion aimed at implementing human rights and contributing to a more credible justice system . The engagement will continue previous support to the supervision and implementation of recommendations from the Universal Periodic Review. The goal is to increase the implementationof the number UPR recommendations, with a specific focus on rights related to women,children and the independence of the judiciary. Moreover, this engagement will support the judicial inspection to increase the number and quality of inspections of courts and increase the credibility of the judicial system. Finally, the first engagement includes support to law revision on the key areas described above. The second engagement will help improve local access to justice, stability and protection of human rights through targeted support to the Ministry of Security in the Sahel, East and North regions. These have been chosen because the security challenges here are the greatest and the relationship between the local communities and the security forces the most precarious. The aim is to increase public confidence in the police and the gendarmerie ; specifically to reach a situation where 80 % of the population in a survey expresses “a lot of confidence” in the police. This will be achieved by training the police on human rights, for example by working with the police academy and by providing adult education. The number of fully functional and operational police stations will also be increased. Knowing the challenges in infrastructure investments, the establishment of police posts will be funded only where it is of highly strategic relevance, e.g. in municipalities with no presence of either police or gendarmerie and special attention will be given to monitoring of the process. Lastly, the active participation

Disbursement : 5,920,003.00 USD

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