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September 29, 2016

Leaders for Justice

Visit to the CDU Headquarter in Berlin

On the 29th of September, the participants of the Leaders for Justice 2016 program visited the headquarters of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU). The participants were introduced into the history and organisation of CDU. They also discussed its general impact and importance as a modern people's party. The visit is part of the one week study visit to Berlin. more…

September 22, 2016
Diskussionsrunde zur Rolle der Magistraten im Wahlverfahren


The Role of Magistrates in the Election Process

On 22nd September 2016, a discussion on the role of judges and prosecutors in the election process took place in Bucharest in cooperation with Expert Forum and LiderJust. Together with judges, the Vice-President of the Permanent Electoral Authority and the Prefect of Bucharest, problems and joint solutions, on practical as well as legislative level, were discussed.

August 19, 2016


KAS RLPSEE announces the deadline for submitting project proposals for next year: September 30

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

July 29, 2016
Eröffnung der Alumnikonferenz

10th anniversary of ISSS

ISSS-alumni conference successfully started!

The 3-days conference on the topic “development of mechanisms for coping with the past, 10 years of experience in South East Europe” was opened in Sarajevo at 28th of July. More than 60 alumni of the program from all over the world, largely from South East Europe, are discussing in the following days about transitional justice, human rights and democratisation in and of the region. Participating at the conference, and also moderating, will be former head of RLP SEE, Dr. Stefanie Ricarda Roos.

July 21, 2016
Eröffnung der 10. Sommerschule

Summer School

Opening of the International Summer School Sarajevo 2016

Under the patronage of Vice-President of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Melika Mahmutbegović, the temporary head of RLP SEE Thorsten Geissler opened the 10th International Summer School on the topic “transitional justice, processes and challenges in South East Europe”. Also in this year, former MEP Doris Pack spoke with the 25 participants of ISSS 2016, inter alia, about the regional policy of the EU in South East Europe and the role of international organisations in the democratisation process.

June 6, 2016
Workshop Veliko Tarnovo


United Youth for Tolerance - workshop for young Roma in Veliko Tarnovo

In co-operation with European Information Center Bulgaria, the Rule of Law Program South East Europe has organised a workshop for and with young Roma under the title “United Youth for Tolerance” in Veliko Tarnovo from 2nd to 5th of June. The objective of the workshop was the exchange of experience in the integration of young Roma in schools in Bulgaria, Germany, Albania and Romania as well as the interaction between the young themselves.

May 18, 2016
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Leaders for Justice Alumni met with Dean Thompson, Deputy Chief of Mission US Embassy to Romania

On May 17, the Rule of Law Program South East Europe and the Country Office Romania hosted an open discussion between KAS scholars and members of the Leaders for Justice network and Dean Thompson, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of the United States of America to Romania. The event focused on several topics such as the consolidation of rule of law and the role of young people in shaping new mentalities within the society.

May 6, 2016
Bukarest Eurosfat


Eurosfat Forum 2016

The 4th EUROSFAT Forum took place on May 6 in Bucharest. The KAS RLPSEE was one of the partners of the panel dedicated to "The National Anticorrupion Strategy (SNA) - how can we secure the continuity and the sustainability of the reforms?". The Romanian minister of justice, Ms. Raluca Prună opened the panel with a speech focusing on the importance of a succesfull implementation of the new SNA in the light of the possible removal of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism for Romania.

April 29, 2016


Scientific Conference "Tradition of the Law and the Law in Transition"

On April 28-29 took place at the Faculty of Law of the Tirana University a scientific conference focusing on “Tradition of the Law and the Law in Transition: social, political and normative processes in a comparative perspective”. The conference was attended by experts from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Albania who emphasized importance of the European culture of law for the Albanian justice system. Within the event were present an impressive number of scientific papers.

April 19, 2016
Podgorica 2016


Seminar ”The Law, Politics, Society and Discrimination”

The KAS RLPSEE organized together with the Montenegrin Ombudsman, the Council of Europe and the OSCE Mission to Montenegro a two-days seminar in Podgorica between April 19-20 with the title ”The Law, Politics, Society and Discrimination”. The representatives of the civil society took an active role in the discussions and raised the problem of the weakness of the human rights protection system in Montenegro that will have to be tackled in the near future by the institution of the Ombudsman.