The kick off ceremony of the project to support the restoration of the rule of law (PARED) in Central Africa was held in Bangui, within the amphitheatre of the Ecole Nationale de l’Administration et de la Magistrature (ENAM) on Thursday 8 November 2018. It was chaired by the Minister of Justice Mr Flavien MBATA, represented by the Minister of Public Service, Mr Abdoulaye MOUSSA, and in the presence of the French Ambassador, Mr Eric GERARD.
The PARED project is implemented by Justice International Cooperation (JCI GIP). It is financed by the Crisis and Support Centre (CDCS) of the French Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) , with a budget of €275,000.
PARED aims to strengthen the criminal justice system on the one hand, and the capacities of magistrates, clerks, lawyers, notaries, bailiffs and prison staff on the other hand.
It has begun in September 2018 and will last 1 year. During this year, 25 continuing training courses will be delivered at ENAM, by French and Central African experts jointly .