|Delegation of the European Union in Serbia
|Overall project value (EUR)
|€ 99 930
|Origin of funding
|EC – IPA (DG ELARG)
|Proportion carried out by legal entity
|B&S Europe (FWC COM Lot 1)
|Number of staff provided
Detailed description of project Back
Serbia has been making steady progress in reforming its judiciary to meet the criteria for EU accession. Following the adoption of the National Judicial Reform Strategy in 2006, the Government of Serbia has been engaged in legislative work to re-build and modernise the judiciary in line with the principle of separation of powers. Since 2009, Serbia adopted a number of judicial laws, regulating every aspect of the Serbian judiciary’s operations.
This assignment is meant to prepare for the implementation of the above mentioned project, with reference to Component I — Judicial efficiency, for which the focus will be on process improvement through ‘mentoring’ judges, sharing best practices & extensive training of court staff The project under this component is meant to improve the case management within the courts of general jurisdiction in Serbia, based on a process improvement review and subsequent development of Best Practices, building onto already existing experiences.
The global objective of this assignment is to assist in development of Terms of Reference regarding the improvement of the efficiency and the public image of the judicial system of the Republic of Serbia by improving its operational procedures, introducing professional development and education of judicial personnel.
The specific objectives of the “Preparation of Terms of Reference for Improving judicial efficiency in the Republic of Serbia” are twofold:
And other donors and also in preparing the ToR for implementation of activities within the first component of the Project Fiche – on the basis of a general assessment of the developments in the legislative framework, relevant internal regulations and the existing capacities within the judicial system in the Republic of Serbia and needs for their functioning and improvement in discharge of duties.
PROMAN provides the services of a procurement expert (junior) while B&S provides the rest of the team which comprises a team leader and a senior judicial expert, together they:
B&S Europe provides overall backstopping and quality control.