USAID’s ROL-S Formal Judicial Training/Court Administration Component trained 30 judges from Herat (15), Badghis (4), Farah (2), Ghor (7) and Nimroz (2) provinces in Herat City on Commercial Law and Procedure, Competition Law, Gender Awareness, ACAS, and Judicial Code of Conduct. It also trained 16 judges from Kandahar (13) and Urazagan (3) provinces in Kandahar City on Criminal Law, ACAS, and Judicial Code of Conduct. USAID also funded the first Judicial Inspection tour of all seven district primary courts in Bamyan Province. The inspectors evaluated judicial performance and building conditions.
USAID’s ROL-S Formal Legal Education Component facilitated a two-day conference of deans and senior professors from all nine Sharia faculties (Kabul, Khost, Kandahar, Takhar, Nangarhar, Balkh, Herat, Kunar, and Al Biruni-Kapisa) in Kabul to discuss curriculum revisions and improvements. The conference ended with an agreement on a uniform curriculum that incorporates the curricula from faculties in Egypt, Jordan, and the United Arab Emirates. Also the conference established a standing committee comprised of members from each faculty to continue work on curriculum issues, course syllabi, and the expansion of the master’s program at Kabul University Sharia faculty.
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