Fact Sheet: Global Focal Point for Police, Justice and Corrections
Since 2012, the Global Focal Point arrangement for Police, Justice and Corrections
Areas in the Rule of Law in Post-Conflict and other Crisis Situations (GFP) has brought together complementary capacities in efforts to improve support to the rule of law on the ground, with a view to preventing the outbreak, escalation, continuation and recurrence of violent conflict.
The GFP arrangement acts as a single entry point for UN system-wide rule of law assistance. This arrangement has the following benefits:
- It responds more effectively to requests for complex and
politically nuanced assistance by bringing together DPKO’s
operational expertise and UNDP’s programming and institution-
- It draws quickly and strategically on the expertise of GFP partners
such as UN Women, OHCHR, and UNODC.
- It mobilizes and channels more resources from donors for joint
- It increases leverage with national authorities.