The European Union for Courts’ Automation and Introducing More Transparency and Better Access to Justice Services in Lebanon

July 4, 2019
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During an event held at the Judicial Palace of Beirut On 3 July 2019 the European Union marked the successful completion of the civil cassation courts’ automation, automation of remaining courts and inauguration of the data centre at the Ministry of Justice. The event under the Patronage of the President of the Council of Ministers, His Excellency Saad Hariri, saw the participation of the Minister of Justice Judge Albert Serhan, Minister of State for Administrative Reform Dr May Chidiac, EU Ambassador Christina Lassen and the President of the Higher Judicial Council Judge Jean Fahed, and gathered key stakeholders from the judicial sector in Lebanon.

EU Ambassador Christina Lassen emphasized that the EU invested almost 8 Million Euro for the automation of courts in Lebanon which is aimed to make the Lebanese judicial system more efficient, effective, transparent, accountable and independent vis a’ vis the citizens that it serves. She stressed that “All this is to support the Lebanese government’s reform agenda to build a modern and integrated justice system which is able to deliver better services to its citizens”.

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