MATRA South Programme for Arab Countries

21 - 31 May 2013
  • Starts at: 00:00h
  • Fee: *
  • Venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Organiser: T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Address: R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22
    2517 JN The Hague
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MATRA South Programme
Supporting democratic transition in the Arab region
training programme on
Administration of Justice

Part I: 21 - 31 May, 2013 The Hague, The Netherlands
Part II: October 2013, in the region

Commissioned by Agentschap.NL EVD Internationaal, the TMC Asser Instituut will implement the MATRA South Programme for Arab Countries - Supporting democratic transition in the Arab region -on behalf of the Netherlands ministry for foreign affairs, during the period 2012-2015.

Through this Matra South training programme, the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs aims to stimulate and support the democratic transition in the Arab region and to strengthen relations between the Netherlands and the target countries by sharing the necessary knowledge and skills with policy advisors, members of the judiciary and other civil servants working for the administration of justice in order for them to lead and inspire the modernisation of the judicial systems of their home countries .

This training on the Administration of Justice is intended for senior civil servants (experts and policy makers), Judges, Public Prosecutors and Officers employed by the national Ministries of Justice/(semi) governmental organisations and charged with the development of the organisation of the Judicial procedure in their respective countries.

Eligible countries:
Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Jordan

Application deadline: 14 April, 2013

Principle language:English With simultaneous interpretation English-Arabic / Arabic-English 

*Programme Costs: The Netherlands Government will provide full fellowships to selected participants. Each fellowship will cover the cost of international travel (economy), board and lodging, visa and insurance, tuition fees, lecture materials and excursions for part 1 and part 2 of the training programme.

Training venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut and on location

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For further information and application details please download the information brochure below.