• Client Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan Republic
  • Date 05/2015 - 01/2016
  • Location Baku, Masalli (Azerbaijan)
  • Funded by World Bank

World Bank has approved a US$100 million loan to the Republic of Azerbaijan for the Judicial Services and Smart Infrastructure Project (JSSIP).

The JSSIP included a component to expand and modernize justice sector physical and ICT infrastructure to improve the delivery of justice services.
The MOJ intended to engage the services of a consultant to undertake an independent technical review (ITR) of the detailed designs/drawings (architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical etc.), other relevant documents (site/situation plans etc.), bills of quantities and cost estimates of the civil works activities to provide assurance to MOJ management that the infrastructure activities are in conformity with the highest applicable international (especially European) technical standards and that the resulting cost estimates are robust.

The project was intended to finance the construction of courthouses, court complexes and MOJ infrastructure such as a data center and a backup data center at different locations across Azerbaijan. The total number of locations is about four courthouses and court complexes, including construction of the following:

  • Modern court complex in large urban center (e.g. Baku Grave Crime Courts Complex);
  • Modern district courthouse in more distant locations (e.g. Masalli District Court);
  • A Data Center for the envisaged MOJ ICT infrastructure & IT Department;
  • Providing basic sector disaster recovery and business continuity capability by rehabilitating and upgrading the MOJ Backup Center.