Inauguration of Case Management and Monitoring System for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Prosecution Department  

21 March 2018, Peshawar -  UNODC in partnership with the Prosecution Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and with support from the European Union inaugurated a Case Management and Monitoring System (CMMS) designed for the Prosecution Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) under the Pakistan's Action to Counter Terrorism (PACT) project.

Mr. Muhammad Azam Khan, Chief Secretary KP, presided over the ceremony as the Chief Guest along with Mr. Jean-François Cautain, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan and Mr. Cesar Guedes, Representative UNODC. Mr. Jaffar Khan, Director General CT NACTA, Mr. Ikram Ullah Khan, Home Secretary KP, and Mr. Adnan Zafar, Director General Prosecution Services KP, also attended the inauguration ceremony to deliver brief remarks on this initiative.  

Mr. Jaffar Khan stated during his remarks, "We commend UNODC's efforts to bring together a dedicated team of experts to design and implement various capacity-building initiatives." He further thanked the European Union for its support to the Government of Pakistan in its counter-terrorism drive. 

In his brief remarks Mr. Azam Khan appreciated the support being delivered to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under Pakistan's Action to Counter Terrorism Project by UNODC and the European Union. He also mentioned that by having a Case Management and Monitoring System in place Prosecutors would be able to complete their tasks more effectively. 

Mr. Jean-Francois Cautain said, "The European Union stands firmly in providing assistance to our Pakistani counterparts in countering terrorism and implementing the rule of law in general. Today we have witnessed an excellent example of our co-operation which has led to the creation of such a necessary tool for prosecution. By using this tool, the prosecutors will be able to do their work more efficiently which will lead to a more secure environment for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's public.

During his key note address, Mr. Cesar Guedes explained how UNODC facilitated key meetings between provincial stakeholders and the developers of CMMS from October 2017 to March 2018 and how this launch is a result of a strong public-private partnership. He further stated that the CMMS is an excellent example of how the Criminal Justice Sector in Pakistan could benefit from innovative solutions from the private sector.

As a symbolic gesture to mark the inauguration of CMMS, Chief Secretary Mr. Khan logged in to the system using his own credentials in presence of all the participants before giving away Mementos as a token of appreciation.   





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