Tender announced for information strategy of WB Judicial Project in Azerbaijan

Baku, Fineko/ The Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan has announced expression of interest to a tender procedure for a contract for preparation and realization of a public information strategy within the WB-financed Judicial Modernization Project (JMP).

The Justice Ministry informs that the contract consists of two stages - preparation of a media plan and a business plan, a public information strategy, and consultation on their implementation. The contract term is 12 months.

The claimant must have at least 5-year experience. EOIs will be accepted till 6 pm on 9 March by the JMP Project Implementation Unit (tel: 5108559/60; e-mail:

This is the first tender announced after the approval of the loan agreement with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the agreement with the International Development Association (IDA) on additional financing for Azerbaijani JMP signed on 22 November 2011 by Cabinet Ministers Decree #6s from 17 January.

Under Cabinet’s Decree, the Ministries of Finance, of Economic Development and of Justice are committed to take measures on realization of the agreements.

The Ministries of Economic Development and of Justice are tasked to organize provision of state guarantees for the project. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is instructed to inform the IBRD and the IDA on the completion of internal procedures on approval of the agreements.

At night from 7 to 8 June (Baku time) the WB Board of Directors approved additional funding for Azerbaijan JMP.

By its decision $9.2 million were granted as a loan on conditions of the International Development Association (IDA) and $ 24.2 million on conditions of the International Bank for Reconstruction & Development (IBRD). Given the government’s share ($28.3 million), the total additional funding for the project is $61.7 million. The project for Azerbaijan aims to support the Government of Azerbaijan’s efforts to develop the capacity of Azerbaijan’s judicial system to achieve incremental improvements in efficiency, citizen information and its ability to handle future demand.

The IDA finances were given for 20 years with a 10-year grace repayment period and IBRD finances for 20 years with a 5-year grace term. The funding will enable to continue the project of modernization of the judicial system of Azerbaijan, initiated in 2006.


22.02.2012 15:02

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