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September 22, 2014

50th Anniversary of the Constitutional Judiciary in the Republic of Macedonia

The RLP SEE was joint organiser of the 50th Anniversary of the Constitutional Judiciary in the Republic of Macedonia. Elena Gosheva, President of the Constitutional Court of Macedonia, Gjorge Ivanov, President of Macedonia, Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court for Human Rights participated as well as international constitutional judges. more…

September 17, 2014

Increasing the safety of probation counsellors

The KAS RLPSEE in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice organized two training session for probation counsellors from the 10th to the 19th of September in Bucharest. The participants improved their skills for situations of risk and conflict of interests. During that session participants from Croatia, Romania and the Republic of Moldova were informed about how to de escalate difficult situations. more…

September 17, 2014

Open Justice 2.0 for Romania

The Project of Funky Citizens, which was presented during a conference on 17th September 2014 organized in cooperation with the RSP SOE, supports the reforms in Romania. Its goal is to reinforce transparency and efficiency of the judiciary and informing citizens about decisions and judgments. It is even possible to compare the effectiveness of different courts. The host, the head of the EU commission in Romania Angela Filote informed about the situation of Justice in Romania. more…

September 15, 2014


Leaders for Justice 2015 Call for Applications is now open!

The Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung announces the beginning of the third edition of the Leadership Program for Romanian Junior Lawyers – “Leaders for Justice” („Lideri pentru Justiţie”). The application is open to Romanian law students (in their last year of university studies), postgraduate and PhD students, as well as young legal professionals, in the first five years of their career. APPLY NOW! For more information, please click on the link below. more…

August 21, 2014

Project Proposals

KAS-RLPSEE announces the deadline for submiting project proposals for next year: September, 30

The Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung invites interested organisations from the target countries to submit their project proposals by September, 30. For further information, have a look on our guidelines avaiable and the following link or write us. more…

July 25, 2014

International Summer School Sarajevo

Closing ceremony of the 8th International Summer School Sarajevo

On July 24 the 8th International Summer School Sarajevo ended with the ceremonial handing over of the diplomas. 28 young participants from Eastern and Western Europe, as well as the United States and New Zealand attended the event organized by the RLP SEE of KAS in cooperation with the NGO Pravnik. During nine days, they debated various issues related to transitional justice as a precondition for democracy and the rule of law in South East Europe. more…

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…