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The ESPER project aims to improve the living and security conditions of the population in Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu. ESPER targets more than 2,500,000 people, who will benefit from the improvement of the security situation through the action of the authorities and communities supported by the project.<br />
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The project seeks to achieve the following objective:<br />

The programme aims to realize the following long term change: <br />
Inclusive and participatory local governance contributing to reducing the extent and incidence of customary power conflicts.<br />
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Specific project objectives are:<br />
0. The political and security situation in the targeted areas is "re-objectivized" and the intervention strategy is refined.<br />

The programme aims to realize the following long term result: <br />
For the population to recognize the State as the main transparent and accountable provider of services to the people, favouring peace and stability.<br />
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Specific project objectives are:<br />
1. The performance and quality of justice administration services are improved, enabling equitable and accessible justice for the entire population (women, young women, men, young men, children, marginalized and at-risk groups).<br />

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The Consortium's overall objective is to improve the security and overall stabilization of the intervention zones. This is addressed through inclusive dialogue structures that address drivers of conflict and support social cohesion and through policies that improve the functioning of key state institutions and reinforce state legitimacy. <br />
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The overall objective will be supported by the following specific objectives, each in line with the referenced I4S pillar:<br />
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The programme aims to realize the following long term change: <br />
Reinforced, inclusive and resilient communities with an empowered civil society, positively influence governance and transparency of decentralized entities; they work together with others (CDM) to resolve conflicts and to assure inclusion of youth, women and marginalized groups; they assure inclusive and equitable access to sustainable livelihoods, especially for youth, women and marginalized groups and they will thus stabilize the intervention zone.<br />
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