The Challenge
To contribute to the 2021-2027 bilateral programming for the Justice sector in Bolivia; by identifying the relevance of continued support and priority areas for future bilateral programs in the Justice sector, as well as opportunities for interventions with alternative instruments (Human Rights and Democracy Program, Civil Society Program).

Our work and approach
The report identified the extent of relevance of continuity of support and priority support areas for future EU bilateral cooperation programs in the Justice sector, in addition to the possibilities of interventions with thematic lines, mainly the European Instrument for Democracy and Rights. Human Rights (IEDDH) and the Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities (OSC-AL) program, by analysing 3 programmes monitored in the period 2020 to 2022.

Results and Insights
Main recommendations included ways to continue facilitating dialogue between all State actors, civil society, academia, bar associations, Legislative Assemblies and international cooperation to implement a sectoral and inter-institutional coordination strategy; promote legal reforms; promote dialogue and advocacy to facilitate access to justice for indigenous nations and peoples; strengthening the capacities of justice institutions, including IDIF and the National Police; and promoting the role of monitoring, social auditing and coordination of CSOs. It was also recommended to strengthen the application of gender policies, as well as promote internal and external mechanisms to prevent and combat corruption and interference with judicial servants through transparency policies, accountability and the reporting and monitoring of cases.
This study details after the recommendations the priority areas in which the EU could support the reform of the justice sector according to the objectives of the 2021-2027 mutiannual financial period.