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Burkina Faso

Vulnerable Persons Access to Legal Aid Funds (BF0003)



Action Plan: Burkina Faso Action Plan 2017-2019

Action Plan Cycle: 2017

Status: Inactive


Lead Institution: Ministry of Justice, Human rights and Civic Promotion (MJDHPC)

Support Institution(s): MINEFID, OCS, MBDHP, PTF

Policy Areas

Justice, Marginalized Communities, Public Service Delivery, Sustainable Development Goals

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact:

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review


What is the public issue for which the commitment is made to address?: There is a problem of access to justice, essentially due to ignorance, poverty, social and cultural impediments and the lack of budgetary resources in this ministry; What is the commitment? Issue: provide assistance to a maximum of the destitute to get access to justice Overall objective: contribute to a better access of the destitute to justice Expected results: • The funds amounting to CFAF 100 000 000 turns up to CFAF 200 000 000 • The number of persons receiving aid yearly goes from 97 to 200; How will this commitment contribute towards addressing the public issue ?: The aid funds will enable to: • Develop systems to reduce at a minimum the number of persons « excluded » from the judicial system • Be more efficient because of an increased annual budget • Provide assistance to more destitute; Why is this commitment relevant in terms OGP values: This commitment enables to make court information available to citizens in order to help them exercise their rights. It is therefore the challenge of transparency to be taken up by OGP.; Additional information: • Budget of commitment: CFAF 200 000 000 • In line with PNDES, Item1, Strategic Objective 1.1, Expected outcomes (EA) 1.1.1 • In line with the National policy on justice (PNJ) 2010-2019, Programme 2, Action 2.6., • In line with the National Pact on justice revival, Chapter 4, Section 2. • In line with the sustainable development goals (SDG 16)


  1. Sign Protocols of Operations Where Competence Shall Be Transferred to Municipalities and Regions

    BF0001, 2017, Capacity Building

  2. Respect Time Limit Required for Issuing Legal Acts

    BF0002, 2017, Capacity Building

  3. Vulnerable Persons Access to Legal Aid Funds

    BF0003, 2017, Justice

  4. Online Registration for Post-Baccalaureate and Baccalaureate Competitions

    BF0004, 2017, Capacity Building

  5. Registration and Complaints Handling Mechanism

    BF0005, 2017, Capacity Building

  6. Specialized Judicial Areas for Conomic Crimes

    BF0006, 2017, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  7. Citizen Committees to Control Racket in Public Administration

    BF0007, 2017, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  8. Capacities of Disciplinary Committees

    BF0008, 2017, Capacity Building

  9. Virtual Window of Public Administration

    BF0009, 2017, Capacity Building

  10. Right of Access to Public Information and to Administrative Documents

    BF0010, 2017, Legislation & Regulation

  11. Ministry and Public Institution Data in Open Format

    BF0011, 2017, E-Government

  12. Access Information and Citizen Involvement in State Budget

    BF0012, 2017, Capacity Building

  13. Community Dialogue on Local Budget (EDIC)

    BF0013, 2017, Capacity Building