The Enugu State Justice Reform Team was constituted in 2002 with a mandate to coordinate and facilitate the reform of the justice sector in Enugu State. The Team was conceived by many to be the successor to the defunct Criminal Justice Committee that was in existence prior to 2002. The ESJRT membership covers a cross section of justice sector stakeholders representing both governmental and non-governmental organisations
Our Mission: To promote an efficient, effective transparent, affordable and independent justice system in Enugu State by identifying and highlighting areas that need reform and suggesting solutions, as well as facilitating the monitoring and evaluation of justice delivery with the cooperation of stakeholders including the donor community.
Our Vision: An efficient, effective, transparent, affordable and independent justice system for all in Enugu State
In 2006, the Team developed its strategic plan for the period 2007-15 under the auspices of Security, Justice and Growth Programme (SJGP) supported by DFID. The Team’s achievements include:
Publication of handbooks for Traditional Rulers and Customary Court Judges-2007. Etc
Enugu State Justice Reform Team (ESJRT) in collaboration with CAPIO has implemented a project titled “Implementation of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Enugu State 2017” with funding from misean cara. The project aims to improve criminal justice system in Enugu State through facilitating the full implementation of the new Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Enugu State 2017. The Law necessitates the introduction of a number of innovations that ensure that human rights of all persons are protected. Hence, the project seeks to sensitize, train stakeholders as well as monitor, support the provision and effective utilization of resources and technologies essential to the full implementation of the law in Enugu State Nigeria.
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