Planning and Project Management Unit was established in 2008 under direct supervision of chief justice. This unit came to support Palestinian judicial system by providing strategic long-term and medium-term plans for High Judicial Council; ensuring consistent and coherent actions among all relevant parties in justice sector.
Planning and Project Management Unit seeks to guarantee executing plans through:
- Institutionalize work mechanism for Palestinian Judicial Authority as independent, impartial and transparent authority to create collaborative relationship between existing justice institutions and national and formal institutions.
- Coordinate and cooperate with High Judicial Council Departments to prepare annual plans and build strategic partnership to execute projects as planned.
- Develop courthouses procedures and infrastructure to ensure effective litigation process, implementation of case management system and guarantee fair and speedy trial; provide capacity building to High Judicial Council staff; modernize courthouses buildings for better implementation of information technology system; provide means of safety and stability to safeguard citizens' rights and protect public and personal fundamental freedoms; ensure public access to justice.