Through this Twinning light project, the European Union will support the Ministry of Justice in establishing more efficient system of free legal aid in the Republic of Croatia. The system will be more understandable and accessible to citizens while organizational structure and working process of related stakeholders will be simplified. The improvement of free legal aid system will contribute to the improvement of judiciary effectiveness and provide wider access to justice to all social groups.
The implementation of the activities of the project is from October 2011 until April 2012. The value of the project is 230.000 EUR, of which 90 % is financed by the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA), and 10 % is financed through national co-financing.