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July 18, 2014
Doris Pack im Gespräch mit den Teilnehmern der Internationalen Sommerschule Sarajevo

International Summer School in Sarajevo

Doris Pack holds lecture at the International Summer School

The former MEP and expert on South East Europe, Ms. Doris Pack, held a lecture at this year's International Summer School Sarajevo on the topic of “Lessons for South East Europe for the Accession to the EU". During the subsequent discussion, which was moderated by the director of the RLP SEE, Thorsten Geissler, the former European politician, who has a long-standing expertise about the region, answered numerous questions of the participants of the ISSS.

July 17, 2014

International Summer School Sarajevo

Lessons from South East Europe for Global Peace and Security

The opening ceremony of the International Summer School Sarajevo 2014 "Lessons from South East Europe for Global Peace and Security" took place on July 16 under the auspices of the representative of the BiH Presidency, Mr. Željko Komšić and the participation of the High Representative, Mr. Valentin Inzko. Until July 26, the 28 graduates in law or related fields will enlarge their knowledge through lectures, workshops and visits at relevant institutions and sites in Sarajevo and BiH. more…

July 17, 2014

New country report on Bulgaria

Thorsten Geissler, director of the Rule of Law Program South East Europe, has published a report in German and Bulgarian on the proposal for a new Criminal Code in Bulgaria. more…

July 15, 2014

Leaders for Justice 2014

5th generation of Leaders for Justice in Cadenabbia

Between the 10th and the 13th of July took place in Cadenabbia the 6th and last training session of the Leaders for Justice 2014 program. In a open discussion, Professor Valeriu Stoica, former Ministry of Justice and Thorsten Geissler, director of the KAS RLPSEE; tackled issues such as integrity, transparency and the role of the young generation in shaping a lasting change for the Romanian justice system. more…

July 10, 2014
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German politicians visit Romania

Between July 8 and July 10 Prof. Patrick Sensburg, MP, Matthias Hauer, MP, as well as Barbara Richstein, member of the Brandenburg Landtag and former Minister of Justice, were the guests of the RLP SEE. The delegation held talks with President Traian Basescu, with the President of the Constitutional Court Augustin Zegrean, with the State Secretary in the Ministry of Justice Simona Maya-Teodoroiu, with the President of the CSM Adrian Bordea and with the Chairman of ANI, Horia Georgescu.

July 3, 2014


Roma youth empowerment through education and leadership

On the 3rd of July 2014, the Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with UET Centre from Albania, organized in Tirana a conference focusing "Minority Rights in Albania: Roma youth empowerment through education and Leadership". The event covered topics such as minority rights in Albania in general and the social inclusion of Roma youth. more…

June 27, 2014

Regional conference of South East European judges` associations

On the June the 26 and 27, the RLP SEE organised a conference in Chisinau together with the Association of Judges from the Republic of Moldova and the German Association of Judges on the role of judges` associations in ensuring an efficient and independent judiciary. Guests of honor were the Minister of Justice Oleg Efrim, the President of the Superior Council of the Magistracy Victor Micu, the President of the Supreme Court of Justice Mihai Poalelungi and the German ambassador Matthias Meyer. more…

June 18, 2014

Conflicts of interest in Croatia

On June 17th, 2014, the RLP SEE of KAS organised a conference in Zagreb in cooperation with the Croatian non-governmental organization GONG on the topic "Towards managing conflicts of interest". Various solutions in order to consolidate the legal framework on preventing and combating conflicts of interest were discussed. The conference was attended by Arsen Bauk, Minister of Public Administration, and by Otto Bernhardt, former German MP and member of the KAS Board of Directors. more…

June 2, 2014

5th training session - Leaders for Justice

Between the 29th of May and the 1st of June the fifth training session for the 5th generation of the "Leaders for Justice" program for young Romanian legal professionals took place in Brasov. The training focused on methods of project management. Furthermore, the participants drafted project proposals for reforming the justice system in Romania.

May 21, 2014

Constitutional reform in Serbia

On the 20th of May 2014, the Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in partnership with the European Law Faculty of the University of Novi Sad organized a conference dealing with the revision of the Serbian Constitution. The event was attended by legal experts, representatives of NGOs, academics and students. more…