CIDA and the Canadian Department of Justice developed a comprehensive five year project to support and promote the Public Prosecution Services. Sharaka project depends on Canadian expertise and leadership to bridge the gap in international aid aiming at supporting the Palestinian judicial sector.
Sharaka was develop in accordance with a detailed study and field research and work, including consultations with PA officials, international donors and organizations, civil society institutions and the relevant stakeholders in the Palestinian judicial sector.
The Palestinian public prosecution services consists of two units: the Office of the Attorney General based in Ramallah, and public prosecution offices in the different districts. The Office of the Attorney General provides the leadership, coordination, direction and supervision over district prosecutions.
Sharaka project addresses to key needs at the Office of the Attorney General; the physical needs of the institution, and the institutional, organizational and professional capacity development of the Office of the Attorney General and its staff. Therefore, CIDA signed an administrative agreement with UNOPS to provide the key operational needs of the Sharaka project, while the Canadian Department of Justice provides the physical needs of the project through providing legal and technical services to support and develop internal capacities at the Office of the Attorney General/Public Prosecution.