As a sub-contractor to (TtDPK) DPI is implementing The Promoting the Rule of Law Project (PRLP) in Myanmar. DPI’s role will be to support TtDPK in the development of a national rule of law strategy, more participatory and effective legislative drafting and policymaking, strong judicial self-governance, and enhanced capacity of rule of law civil society organizations. A three-year (two option years) project, PRLP will have a strong focus on enhancing rule of law in peripheral communities of Myanmar and building linkages between these communities and central governance and justice institutions.
Objective 1 / Component 2, promote implementation of a legal framework supportive of rule of law:
- Organize international legislative analyses and relevant experts to provide capacity building support to justice sector officials involved in legislative vetting and training;
- Provide experts for targeted professional development activities with justice sector officials in areas to be determined over the life of the project;
- Provide an expert to help address gaps in gender-related laws and policies (as needed).
Objective 1 / Component 3, support judicial self-governance and judicial reform:
- Provide experts to conduct training to judges, court officials, and court staff in in targeted topics as needed such as case management, media skills/engagement, alternative dispute resolution, access to justice, public information, electronic evidence, intellectual property disputes, land rights/property tenure, and laws governing extractive industries;
- As directed by the Contractor, lead, coordinate, and take care of all the administrative and logistical support for the implementation of study tours to regional destinations on justice sector topics to be determined.
Objective 2, increase legal literacy, access to justice and the participation of marginalized populations in target regions/states:
- Provide experts to train/coach and build technical capacity of rule of law-related CSOs in targeted areas e.g., ADR, victims’ assistance, legal aid, legal and policy analysis, gender analysis and gender-responsive planning, legislative drafting, applying international human rights standards.