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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

MINORITY RIGHTS IN ALBANIA

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…

May 20, 2014
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ALBANIA

Rule of Law in Albania: Challenges and Perspectives

On 15th and 16th of May 2014, the Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in partnership with the Law Faculty of the University of Tirana organized a conference dealing with „Rule of Law in Albania: Challenges and Perspectives“. The event was attended by President of the Supreme Court of Albania, representatives of NGO’s, academics and more than 200 students.

April 28, 2014

Romania

Rount-table discussion on „Social integration of the Roma“

The KAS RLPSEE in cooperation with the Slowak Embassy and the EU Delegation to Bucharest organized on the 25th of April 2014 a round-table discussion on „Social integration of Roma“. The event was attended by representatives of several ministries, the National Agency for Roma, representatives of diplomatic corps and NGOs. more…

April 28, 2014

REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Government-Civil Society Partnership for Open and Transparent Law-making in Countries of South East Europe

The KAS RLPSEE and the Office for Cooperation with NGOs of the Government of Croatia organized on the 23rd of April in Zagreb a regional conference dealing with "Government-Civil Society Partnership for Open and Transparent Law-making in Countries of South East Europe". The event was attended by representatives of government bodies and NGOs from Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. Here you can access the speech of Thorsten Geissler, director of the KAS RLPSEE. more…