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Aid-related frontline diplomacy in support of aid flows to Jamaica

Reporting Organisation: UK - Foreign & Commonwealth Office Project Identifier: GB-GOV-3-303351-JMK Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £4,687,873

Project facilitation costs covering planning, implementation and resources as part of ODA projects in Jamaica

Citizen Security and Justice Programme 3

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203643 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £10,999,998

To deliver targeted interventions aimed at improving safety, security and prosperity to 400,000 people in 50 of the most violent communities in Jamaica, over a five year period (2014-2019). The interventions will: (1) increase economic and employment opportunities; (2) improve access to community justice services and alternative dispute resolution methods; (3) strengthen non-violent conflict resolution skills amongst individuals and groups within communities; and (4) improve the Government of Jamaica’s capacity to deliver essential services to vulnerable communities.

Caribbean Anti-Corruption Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204232 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £16,999,994

To strengthen the anti-corruption framework of Jamaica and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), by building the capacity of select institutions to improve accountability and transparency. The project will deliver targeted interventions over a five year period 2015-2020. The interventions will: (1) strengthen the capacity of the Major and Organised Crime Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA), to combat corruption and organised crime; (2) provide support to the Financial Investigations Division(FID) to recover assets acquired by corruption or organised crime; (3) provide support to the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) to hold public officials accountable for their abuse of power; (4) provide support to the Government of Jamaica (GoJ) for the establishment of an Integrity Commission, to fight corruption and strengthen accountability and (5) provide support to the Caribbean’s Regional Security System (RSS) to recover assets acquired illegally.

Promoting prison reform in Jamaica

Reporting Organisation: UK - Foreign & Commonwealth Office Project Identifier: GB-GOV-3-PMD-JAM-111127 Activity Status: Implementation Budget: Not Provided

The project assists the Jamaican government to strengthen their ability to house prisoners in Jamaica as well as foreign national offenders. The project will allow UK experts to visit Jamaica to work with the government on prison reform and a prisoner transfer agreement.

Strengthening the educational system in Jamaica

Reporting Organisation: UK - Foreign & Commonwealth Office Project Identifier: GB-GOV-3-PAM-JMK-000063 Activity Status: Implementation Budget: Not Provided

This project will help to rehabilitate juvenile offenders through teaching them to use discipline and teamwork. The project will help them to transfer the lessons learnt to their everyday lives when they re enter society.

British Council - Jamaica

Reporting Organisation: UK - Foreign & Commonwealth Office Project Identifier: GB-GOV-3-BC-JM-08 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £1,637,293.31

Strengthening cultural and educational development by building skills and capacity and by creating new opportunities and connections with the UK

Tackling discrimination and violence against women and girls in Jamaica, through partnership with US, Canada and EU.

Reporting Organisation: UK - Foreign & Commonwealth Office Project Identifier: GB-GOV-3-PAM-JMK-000037 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £5,000

to contribute to the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and girls, helping to ensure their equality before the law, and securing their participation in political and public affairs according to international standards

Promoting human rights in Jamaica

Reporting Organisation: UK - Foreign & Commonwealth Office Project Identifier: GB-GOV-3-PAM-JMK-000067 Activity Status: Implementation Budget: Not Provided

The project aims to highlight the problems which survivors of domestic violence/gender based violence experience when they seek police intervention, and helps to develop on appropriate and sensitive intervention and response.

Child Rights and Protection : Strengthening the capacity of Jamaica's Office of the Children's Advocate

Reporting Organisation: UK - Foreign & Commonwealth Office Project Identifier: GB-GOV-3-PAM-JMK-000071 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £49,022

To ensure that all Jamaicans are made aware of Jamaica's obligations as a party to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and assist the Children's Advocate in ensuring that Jamaica fully implements its international commitments on child rights and protection

Modernising Jamaican Judicial Practice

Reporting Organisation: UK - Foreign & Commonwealth Office Project Identifier: GB-GOV-3-PAM-JMK-DCF-1608 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £120,000

Drafting of a Benchbook that will be the point of reference for judges preparing legal directions for summing up, and that will assist in steering the Judicial Training Strategy for the Jamaican judiciary

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