Justice Minister Tudorel Toader announced on Wednesday that the World Bank has agreed to pay for the construction of 15 national archive centres at the level of each court of appeal.
“Today, March 14, 2018, the World Bank has agreed in principle to fund the construction of 15 national archive centres, one at each court of appeal! Funding will be made under the ongoing Justice Services Improvement Project,” Toader wrote in a Facebook post.
On Tuesday, Toader met representatives of the World Bank and proposed the funding of regional archive centres at each court of appeal.
The funding was to be done under the “Justice Services Improvement Project ” launched on August 3, 2017. The project is running over a six-year period on a budget of 65 million euros.
The development objective of Justice Services Improvement Project for Romania is to improve the efficiency and accessibility of targeted justice institutions. This project has four components: improving operations of courts and institutions under the Justice Ministry’s authority; enhancing the National Trade Registry Office Performance; improving Prosecution Service performance; and project management.