The project was set up following a request by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to the United Nations for electoral assistance. The project takes an electoral cycle approach supporting the periods before, during and after elections. The two phases of the project are Phase I: pre-elections and elections and Phase II: post-elections.
The project is assisting in promoting the rule of law through provision of support to the justice and security sectors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province. The rule of law programme aims to improve and deepen on-going efforts to secure peace and stabilization through enhancing justice and sectarian processes. Assistance is being provided for institutional and capacity development to rule of law institutions to ensure effective and speedy provision of justice and security services.
The project is aiming to contribute to strengthening the democratic processes and institutions at the federal, provincial and local levels that are responsive and accountable to citizens, and effective in equitable service delivery.
This initiative provides support to the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform for public sector reforms and innovation for improved performance and service delivery, citizen’s satisfaction and reducing multi-dimensional.