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Afghanistan

Open Justice for Anti-Corruption (AF0029)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Afghanistan Action Plan 2019-2021

Action Plan Cycle: 2019

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Supreme Court / Attorney General

Support Institution(s): Relevant civil society organizations

Policy Areas

Anti-Corruption Institutions, E-Government, Judiciary, Justice, Public Participation

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Pending IRM Review

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

What is the public problem that the commitment will address?
Diminutive access to information in some justice and judicial sector caused lesser civic participation, transparency; accountability and public trust and sometimes pave the ground for administrative corruption. Public are not aware of how administrative corruption cases of government higher officials are addressed or dealt they have concerns. Lack of on time attention to major administrative corruption cases challenged justice and judicial services and enabled wide spread of administrative corruption.

What is the commitment?
Supreme Court and Attorney General in participation with CSOs and relevant department are preparing public access to information procedures considering anticipated circumstances in Criminal Procedure Code. Legal demands of public will be addressed in accordance with access to information law and procedures prepared to address major administrative corruption cases and be shared with public through mass media.

How will the commitment contribute to solving the public problem?
Preparing this procedure defines public accessibility to judicial and justice information in the meanwhile it eliminates hurdles in access to information. It obliges judicial and justice authorities to share information with public through mass media. Consequently, public access to information enables authorities to be accountable to public, reduces administrative corruptions and promotes public trust in justice and judicial system. Implementation of this commitment will facilitate participation of public in open trials and promote transparency, accountability and civic participation in judicial and justice system.

Why is this commitment relevant to OGP values?
Sharing information promotes transparency and civic participation among judicial and justice sector.

Additional information
Commitment is related to the followings:
 National Plan on Judicial and Justice Reform
 Law on Access to Information
 Criminal Procedure Code
 National Strategy on Combat against Administrative Corruption


Commitments

  1. Revise Law on Recruitment and Authority of Attorneys General

    AF0014, 2019, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  2. Revise Law on Local Government

    AF0015, 2019, Legislation & Regulation

  3. Establish Anti-Corruption Commitment

    AF0016, 2019, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  4. Draft Beneficial Ownership Legislation

    AF0017, 2019, Beneficial Ownership

  5. Portal for Processing Legislative Documents

    AF0018, 2019, Capacity Building

  6. CSO Monitoring of Education

    AF0019, 2019, E-Government

  7. Develop Electronic Complaint System for Local Government

    AF0020, 2019, Capacity Building

  8. Reform and Strengthen Education Data

    AF0021, 2019, E-Government

  9. Participation in Local Budgeting

    AF0022, 2019, Participation in Budget Processes

  10. Electronic Revenue Collection System

    AF0023, 2019, Capacity Building

  11. Co-Create University Curriculum

    AF0024, 2019, Education

  12. Reform Promotion System for Police Officers

    AF0025, 2019, E-Government

  13. Monitoring Framework for Medicine Wholesalers

    AF0026, 2019, E-Government

  14. Monitoring of Private and Public Health Centers

    AF0027, 2019, E-Government

  15. Participation in National Budget

    AF0028, 2019, Participation in Budget Processes

  16. Open Justice for Anti-Corruption

    AF0029, 2019, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  17. Women's Empowerment Plan

    AF0030, 2019, Gender

  18. Establishment of Women Grand Council

    AF0031, 2019, Gender

  19. Mechanism of Public Partnership in Inspection Process

    AF0001, 2017, Capacity Building

  20. Law on Processing, Publishing and Enforcing Legislative Documents

    AF0002, 2017, Legislation & Regulation

  21. Courts to Address Violence Against Women

    AF0003, 2017, Gender

  22. Public-Police Partnership Councils

    AF0004, 2017, Capacity Building

  23. Registering Assets of Government Officials

    AF0005, 2017, Asset Disclosure

  24. Scheme for Establishing Health Service Accreditation Entity

    AF0006, 2017, Capacity Building

  25. Urban Improvement National Policy

    AF0007, 2017, Infrastructure & Transport

  26. Protection Policy for Women Under Conflict and Emergency Situations

    AF0008, 2017, Gender

  27. Civil Society Monitoring Plan for Education and Higher Education

    AF0009, 2017, Education

  28. Plan for the Establishment of a Joint Committee Overseeing the Implementation of the Anti-Corruption Strategy

    AF0010, 2017, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  29. Strengthen the Information Mechanism in 60 Governmental Agencies

    AF0011, 2017, Capacity Building

  30. Implementing Open Contracting

    AF0012, 2017, E-Government

  31. Public Participation in Road Network Projects

    AF0013, 2017, Infrastructure & Transport

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