Access Justice, Human Rights, Gender and HIV

1- The project builds on a 10-year long partnership between the Ministry of Justice and UNDP in this area. It aims at contributing to the UNDAF objective of strengthening democratic processes, ensuring equity and Rule of Law.1-Strengthening of innovative justice instruments, through:

  •  The introduction of the alternatives to imprisonment based on the new code of conduct;
  • The expansion and consolidation of the Free Legal Aid services mostly at decentralized levels;
  • The consolidation of the new concept of the One-Stop-Shop model of “House of Justice”, where Courts, Prosecution, Criminal Investigation Police and Free Legal Aid services are located under one roof and provide justice services to citizens at district level.

2- Increasing the awareness about human rights and justice services to the most vulnerable groups of population

3- Supporting the establishment of the National Human Rights Commission

What have we accomplished so far?

On Human Rights:

A.      Contribution to the establishment of the National Human Rights Commission, 

B.      Continuous technical assistance to the National Human Rights Commission, through:

  • Commissioning of consultancies for drafting of internal policy documents and institution strategic plan
  • Capacity building of commissioners through training initiatives and exchange visits to other countries 

On innovative Instruments for Justice developed and implemented in selected provinces and districts:

A.      Technical assistance for drafting of the Law on Execution of Alternatives to Imprisonment and the amendment of the Organic Law on the Department for Execution of Criminal Sentences.

B.      Construction of the House of Justice.




Project start date:

October 2018

Estimated end date:

December 2022

Focus area:

  • accelerate structural transformations
  • build resilience to shocks and crisis
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Mozambique

    Implementing partner:

    Ministry Of Justice

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Swedish International Development Cooperation (sida)
  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Mptfo-spotlight Initiative Fund (sif00)
  • Government Of Poland
  • Un Industrial Development Organization
  • Government Of Mozambique
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2021 $1,706,534

    2020 $2,251,418

    2019 $3,857,846

    2018 $53,317

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