Civil society engagement towards fostering rule of law and accountability in Lesotho

Civil society engagement towards fostering rule of law and accountability in Lesotho

Context: Promotion of rule of law and State accountability

Objectives: The project aimed to foster greater accountability of public institutions and leaders to citizens in line with the Constitution of Lesotho.

Results: 

  • Empowered civil society that holds public institutions accountable on democracy and human rights issues
  • An enhanced accountability of public institutions in protecting and promoting democracy and human rights in Lesotho
  • Ratification and domestication by Lesotho government on UN and AU conventions that protect and promote human rights.
Sector
Human rights
Domain
NEW Democracy and Human Rights
Benefitting zone
Lesotho
Nature
Action Grants

KEY FACTS

  • Total cost (€)

    332 854.38

    EU contracted amount

    299 568.94

    Duration

    February 2016 - January 2019

    Implementing organisation

    LESOTHO COUNCIL OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS SOCIETY

    Funding instrument

    European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)