Millennium Partners has a proven record of delivering rapid and effective assistance in close cooperation with host country governments and local stakeholders to promote lasting reforms. Our philosophy is to empower local staff and the communities they serve to carry out the work of reform and development. Millennium Partners’ core principle is to promote country ownership and build capacity so that after we leave the work continues and the achievements are sustained.
Feteh Justice Activity in Ethiopia
This four year $25 million rule of law project known as the Feteh (Justice) Activity provides flexible, rapid response technical assistance to Ethiopia’s Attorney General’s Office (AGO), the Federal Supreme Court, and related government institutions involved in the legal and judicial reform process.
Activities include modernizing the court system, drafting laws, training judges and other government personnel, and working with an array of civil society groups to ensure reforms meet Ethiopia’s democratic and human rights aspirations.
Moldova Open Justice Project
This three-year project developed an advanced ICMS that connects judicial and other government entities, enhances judicial efficiencies and transparency, and produces sophisticated performance measurements and reports that promote system-wide accountability and public access.
Open Justice developed objective, reliable, and transparent Judicial Performance Indicators, using readily available information incorporated into the ICMS. Further, it facilitated the institutionalization of judicial performance oversight by refining the Law on the Disciplinary Liability of Judges and building the capacity of the Judicial Ethics Commission and Judicial Inspection Board.
E-Governance Activity in Bosnia and Herzegovina
USAID awarded Millennium Partners the e-Governance Activity in February 2020. This is a $10.3 million, five-year contract to increase the transparency of government processes and decrease the risks of corruption using state-of-the-art information technology (IT) solutions, effective oversight bodies, and external checks, such as citizen watchdog groups.
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We maintain a database of international consultants that we use to fill short- and long-term international assignments. Millennium is always looking for talented professionals to join its efforts to help countries build resilient, prosperous and just societies.
The Powerful Role Women Play in Transitional Justice
During times of conflict, women are disproportionately affected, and often the victims of gender-based violence, lacking basic access to justice. Yet at the same time, women are often at the forefront of human rights movements, demanding change. When women are given a voice and influence, all of society benefits—not just women. Women’s role in conflict…
How e-signature is Advancing Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Digital Transformation
E-Signature is one of the most transformative digital solutions on the verge of being implemented in Bosnia and Herzegovina today. Currently, BiH citizens must wait in line to get birth and marriage certificates, change their driver’s licenses, and extend car registrations at government offices. In some cases, BiH citizens must travel to another city to…
USAID’s Feteh (Justice) Activity in Ethiopia Supports the Ethiopia Human Rights Council’s Report on the Plight of Internally Displaced Persons
The two-year conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region left in its wake horrific human rights violations and unprecedented and large-scale internal displacements in the region. Internally displaced persons (IDPs) face unique challenges that differ from those experienced by refugees. While refugees come under the mandate of UNHCR, there is no international institution with a broad mandate…
How Digitilization is Transforming Moldovan Courts
Millennium’s Access to Justice project has made rights awareness a keystone of its work, producing a variety of media, including a dynamic podcast series, CuDREPTul, which spotlights the individual stories and the different ways in which justice is upheld and improved in Moldova. In its most recent episode, Episode 21, ATJ speaks with Moldova’s Deputy Director…
Access to Justice Moldova Project Results
Since its inception in 2019, Millennium’s Access to Justice in Moldova Project (ATJ) has significantly improved the quality of justice for all Moldovan citizens, especially the most vulnerable. The project ends amidst an unprecedented economic, political, and humanitarian crisis primarily generated by the Russian invasion of neighboring Ukraine. Despite these challenges, ATJ has continued its…
VP of Technical Direction Cristina Malai Joins IACA Board
Millennium Partners is proud to announce that our Vice President for Technical Direction and Business Development Cristina Malai, LL.M., PMP, will join the IACA International Association for Court Administration (IACA) Executive Board, Europe Division.IACA is an international association that promotes professional court administration and management in emerging democracies. IACA serves as a resource for judges, court…