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Fact Sheet: Global Focal Point for Police, Justice and Corrections
Jun 29, 2018
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.