GFP PRISON MANDELA PROJECT
The Nelson Mandela Prisons Project aims to improve conditions of detention in accordance with the United Nations Nelson Mandela Rules. This project intervenes in the fields of technical and institutional support of the prison services in general and more concretely of the development of the capacities of the prison officers in the management and the improvement of the conditions of detention, by ensuring the appropriation and the sustainability of the assets.
GENDER JUSTICE IN GAZA
Legal aid is a key element of access to justice. It is also at the heart of the equality requirement and of the overarching objective of the 2030 Agenda: to leave no one behind. UNDP is committed to providing access to legal aid which translates into access to justice for the poor, the marginalized, and the disadvantaged. This is fundamental to building peaceful, just, and inclusive societies based on the rule of law, and thereby to ensuring sustainable development.
NHRIs and COVID-19
COVID-19 pandemic is not only a health crisis, but also a socio-economic and human rights crisis. UNDP supports National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in addressing human rights implications of COVID-19 through strengthening preparedness, rights-based responses and recovery.
UNDP provides support to the governments, state institutions and CSOs to implement credible transitional justice and human rights mechanisms and processes that promote reconciliation and sustainable peace around the world. In The Gambia, UNDP works with women in order to promote women empowerement in transitoinal justice processes.
Empowering Transgender People in Pakistan
UNDP aims to strengthen and develop a responsive policy and legislation for the protection of the transgender community in Pakistan. In conjunction with the vision to 'leave no one behind' the UNDP provided a platform for a between government stakeholders and the transgender community.
Business and Human Rights in Conflict-Affected Areas
UNDP supports governments and companies to meet their obligations in addressing their business-related human rights abuses in conflict-affected areas through law and policies. Under the UN Guiding Principles of Business and Human Rights, businesses should refrain from negatively impacting human rights while being aware of a conflict's root causes, the interests of its parties, and how their operations impact it.
Transitional Justice in Guatemala
Transitional Justice in the Gambia
RULE OF LAW PERSPECTIVES FROM OUR PARTNERS IN CAR
Together with MINUSCA and other UN Partners, UNDP CAR is supporting the Central African Republic in strengthening rule of law and redeploying its state authority. Under the Global Focal Point arrangement, UNDP and its partners provide assistance to justice institutions in order to ensure effective functioning of special courts such as Courts of Appeal and the Special Criminal Court of CAR.
UN Guiding Principle's on Business and Human Rights
The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights provide a framework to address and improve human rights standards in the business sector. UNDP supports the promotion of UN's Guiding Principles by providing technical advice to governments, developing policies, due diligence processess, and supporting civil society organisations and human rights defenders to improve accountability.
COVID-19's Impact on Justice Institutions
UNDP Kyrgyzstan increased its support in the rule of law area during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to negate its negative affects on justice institutions. In order achieve this, UNDP Kyrgyzstan established legal aid hotlines, provided mobile legal support in distant and rural areas by "Solidary Buses" and provided legal assistance to persons in border areas through local lawyers.