Mission of the JBC1
* To recommend appointees to the Judiciary only persons of proven competence, integrity, probity and independence;
* To enhance the quality of the search, screening and selection processes of the Council;
* To speed up the processing of applications for vacancies especially for salas with heavy caseload;
* To promote transparency and public awareness of matters involving the nomination process in the Council;
* To insulate the nomination process from undue influence of any kind.
1 Formulated during the 2007 JBC Strategic and Operations Planning Workshop.