Somali judges, prosecutors, court officials and defense lawyers visited the Judiciary Training Institute to benchmark on training at the facility. The team was in the country to conduct a Mock Trial aimed at growing the capacity of Somali criminal justice practitioners to conduct efficient trials in respect of international standards trials. The team toured JTI to
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The Judiciary Training Institute has continued to deliver its services in line with its mandate. The institution is responsible for meeting the training, research and capacity development needs of Judiciary employees through various training programs, seminars, public lectures, research, and other forms of discourses. During the 2016/17 Performance Management and Measurement Understandings Evaluation (PMMU), JTI
The Court Administrator Handbook Committee that was constituted to develop a manual for Court Administrators met in Nairobi to discuss its first draft. The retreat was held to develop a draft in line with the committee’s TORs in readiness for presentation at the stakeholders during the next engagement. The draft which will be subjected to
Stakeholders in the justice chain met in Isiolo to hold dialogue on environmental and wildlife crimes in the country. The forum attended by stakeholders from the Judiciary, Office of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (ODPP), Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), representatives from the Civil Society organizations concerned with environment and wildlife
42 new magistrates inducted Over 40 newly recruited magistrates took their oath of office in December 2017. The ceremony conducted by the Registrar, Magistrate’s Court Peter Mulwa was witnessed by Chief Justice David Maraga, JSC members, Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi among other guests. The CJ cautioned the 42 magistrates recruited by the
JTI has facilitated induction programmes for about 1500 new staff of the Judiciary. For existing staff, the institute facilitated 356 Judicial Officers and staff to attend Kenya School of Government trainings. These KSG trainings were partly promotional and aimed at enhancing the skills and competencies of the participants.One of the mandates of JTI is to
The National Treasury recently directed budget reduction on the current budget of the Judiciary due to low performance of revenue and emerging priorities. In a Circular dated 25th September 2017, the Treasury cited repeat of the Presidential election, insecurity, drought response measures and the government’s counterpart funds requirement as some of the reasons for this call.
JTI staff attended a retreat aimed at training and equipping them with skills of minute taking, change management, report writing and rapporteuring. The training which ran from July30 to August 4 in Mombasa also engaged participants in team building and excursion activities. The facilitators were drawn from the KSG in Nairobi and Mombasa.
JTI conducted a training workshop for Court of Appeal Judges from 12th to 15th October, 2017. The main agenda of the training was discussions around revenue and taxation issues that relate to law. Among other issues discussed were the role of Kenya Revenue Authority in the economy, assessments relating to various tax heads (VAT, Income Tax &
As part of JTI mandate to undertake various research programmes and or come up with policies, various research programmes have been actively in progress. Amongst the programmes undertaken by the JTI’s Research and Policy Department are: Training Needs Assessment (TNA): With the transforming Judiciary and the launch of Performance Management System in 2015, JTI jointly