Under the special project for strengthening the judiciary and increasing capacity of the judges, a total of 516 judges from the lower judiciary of Bangladesh are going to receive special training and higher education opportunities on cyber law and forensic law from Australia.
Bikash Kumar Saha, Joint Secretary (Admin) of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs who is also the director of the project hinted that these study trips will commence from January 2017. The Govt. of Bangladesh shall bear all the costs of this initiative which will be around BDT 400 Million.
The training program consists of three categories based on duration – 15 days long, a month long and three months long. It will also offer 18 post-graduate (LL.M) degrees and 6 PhDs to the judges. All of the 516 judges shall participate in the program in different phases.
The training and studies will be conducted at the Western Sydney University of Australia. The Govt. of Bangladesh is now processing the MOU with the university.
Source – Prothom Alo