Egypt: Institutional support to the Egyptian Forensic Medicine Authority (EFMA)

The project concentrated on the modernisation and strengthening of capacity of the Egyptian Forensic Medicine Authority at the Ministry of Justice in Egypt. The overall objective wasto improve the functioning of the Authority in such a way as to provide the Egyptian Courts with trustworthy examinations and analyses within reasonable delays and improve the provision of justice in the system. In order to achieve this goal, the team of four experts performed detailed analysis of the current situation, the findings of which were spelled out in an Assessment Report. Based on it, roadmaps for the development f the different sections of the EFMA were developed, outlining the strategic priorities for each of them. Last but not least, documentation for further assistance was prepared and on-the-job trainings were performed in order to ensure the sustainability of the project. In addition short term technical assistance was provided.

Client: Delegation of the European Union to Egypt

Beneficiary: Egyptian Forensic Medicine Authority (EFMA) at the Ministry of Justice

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  • Areas of Competence: Justice and Home Affairs