|GJLOS sector policy performs a number of primary objectives. First, it creates harmonization, alignment, coordination, and anchorage within the sector (between different GJLOS institutions) and between the GJLOS and the national policies and political landscape. Secondly it will guide review and implementation of existing policies and programmes, and promote coherence among all existing policies and _programmes in the sector; as a single, sector-level policy, it docs not duplicate or replicate existing policies or programmes; The fouth objective is that it seeks to promote an integrated approach to the implementation of reforms by assisting institutions to move away from narrow and lone-ranger thinking to sector-wide approaches, i11 order to address problems in a systematic Manner ; and Lastly, it seeks to enhance sustainability of GJLOS reforms by grounding them on an accepted policy framework. By design, this sector policy, therefore, contributes directly to sector-specific overarching priorities that are tied to a defined set of targeted sector policy
outcomes. In essence, the policy is for the intended to bolsters potential partnership between government, the private sector, local non-government organizations, and overseas development agencies all of which have been instrumental to its formulation. The policy design process was a highly interactive one engaging various stakeholders at various levels in the sector, as well as the Private Sector, Civil Society Organizations and the general public. It has been futher advised by a number of national-wide baseline surveys which ensures that the policy responds to the latest relevant data.