Training for judges in Albania

Justice must be seen to be done

KAS RLPSEE and The European Centre in Albania organized a training for judges on "Independence and impartiality of the Judiciary", which took place on the 20th of October in Tirana. Mr. Idlir Peci, human rights expert, and Prof. Vincent Coussirat-Coustère from France, delivered presentations on ECtHR standards, assisting the judges acquire a better understanding and knowledge of the European standards related to Article 6 of the ECHR. more…

Regional Training in Croatia

Training for judges from South East Europe in the field of ethics

At the opening of the seminar “Ethics in the judiciary of South-East European countries”, organized in cooperation with the Judicial Academy in Zagreb, Mr. Hartmut Rank, director of KAS RLP SEE, welcomed 25 judges from Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Macedonia. H.E. Thomas Schultze, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Croatia, and Dr. Michael Lange, director of the KAS-Bureau in Croatia, emphasized as guest speakers the importance of ethics in the judiciary. more…

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Leaders for Justice 2018 Call for Applications is now open

The Rule of Law Programme South East Europe of the KAS announces the beginning of the ninth edition of the Leadership Program for Romanian Junior Lawyers – “Leaders for Justice”. The application is open until 15 October 2017 to Romanian law students (in their last year of university studies), postgraduate and [...] more…



to the Rule of Law Programme South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung! The RLP SEE wishes to contribute to the development and solidification of an efficient legal order that is in accordance with the fundamental principles of the rule of law and as such both a core element of a democratic system, and a prerequisite for accession to the EU.


Previous events

Feb. 15 - 18

Leaders for Justice 2018-Team Leading and Team-work. The Tale of I Do vs. We Do

Second training session

Nov. 2
Study and Information Program

Improving the justice sector in Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia

Comparative analysis of reform measures and approaches

Oct. 23

Get Moldova out of the Anticorruption Circle

Presentation of the Policy Paper

Oct. 23

Monitoring Chapters 23&24 of Albanian EU accession through lenses of civil society


Between Aspiration and Reality

15 Years of the International Criminal Court (ICC)

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created in 2002 as an instrument against atrocities “that have outraged the conscience of mankind”. More than 120 states have joined since then. The global criminal court continues, [...] more…

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

How to fight against corruption

Graduation ceremony of the 7th Generation "Leaders for Justice"

Thorsten Geissler, interim Director of the Rule of Law Program South East Europe, held a speech at the conference entitled "How to fight against corruption", referring to the responsibility of the "Leaders for Justice" alumni in [...] more…

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Phone +40 21 302 02 63
Fax +40 21 323 31 27

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