Officials are reporting success of the IMPACT Justice programme aimed at improving access to justice in the Caribbean.

The programme was designed primarily to improve the access of justice to citizens and businesses in the region through legislation drafting, training educational programmes, the establishment of mediation centers and the promotion of other alternative means of dispute resolution.

The eight-year project is funded by the Canadian government is benefiting 13 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries – Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

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