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November 19, 2014

Ethics in the Moldovan justice system

On the 19th of November the conference “Rethinking ethics in justice”, organized by the Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Moldova took place in Chisinau. The opening was attended by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Moldova, Oleg Efrim. In his opening remarks, Thorsten Geissler, director of the RLP SEE, underscored the importance of respecting ethical standards in the justice system. more…

October 31, 2014

Conflicts of interest in Albania

On October 31, the RLP SEE of KAS and the Institute for Democracy and Mediation organised a conference in Tirana on the topic of “Conflict of Interests in Albania: Regulatory Framework and Challenges to Implementation”. more…

October 27, 2014
Fachkonferenz Care Leavers


Care Leavers-Same rights for everyone

On the 27th of October 2014, the RLP SEE in cooperation with the Scheherazade Foundation, organized a conference in Bucharest on the topic "Care Leavers-Same rights for everyone". The event was attended by several representatives of NGOs engaged in the work with young people leaving care, by reperesentatives of the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Protection and Elderly and several ambassadors.

October 21, 2014

Human Rights

One World Romania 2014 On Tour: 22 October - 25 November

between 22nd of October and the 25th of November, the One World Romania 2014 international documentary film festival dedicated to human rights goes On Tour! A number of 12 documentaries will be screened in 10 cities of Romania (Resita, Targoviste, Focsani, Targu Mures, Giurgiu, Miercurea Ciuc, Timisoara, Buzau, Ploiesti) and the Republic of Moldova (Chisinau). The full schedule of the On Tour is available here and on the official webpage of the festival more…

October 9, 2014
Inlandsprogramm 2014

Study and dialog program for young legal professionals from Romania

Young legal professionals from Romania are now on a visit in Berlin upon the invitation of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. They will have the chance to have an exchange of experiences with representatives of organizations and institutions in the field of justice in Germany regarding specific problems, challenges and developments in their country as well as about common difficulties, which, Inter alia, are to be found within the framework of European law.

October 6, 2014
Verfassungsgericht Republik Moldau

Selection of decision of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany in Romanian

On the 6th of October, an updated Romanian translation of a selection of decisions of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany was presented in Chisinau in cooperation with the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova. The guest of honor of the event was Dr. Sibylle Kessal-Wulf, judge at the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, who held a lecture on the position of the Federal Constitutional Court in the national and international institutional constellations.

October 1, 2014
BLHR 2014

Protection against discrimination in Bulgaria

On the 30th of September the final conference of a common project of the Rule of Law Program South East Europe of KAS and of the NGO Bulgarian Lawyers for Human Rights on the topic of the decision practices of the Bulgarian Commission for the Protection against Discrimination. In his speech, Thorsten Geissler, director of the RLP SEE, underscored progress made so far and encouraged the Bulgarian side to continue the reform process in the field.

September 24, 2014

Supporting the administration of parliament – promotion of the special service of the Serbian National Assembly

The RLP SEE organized in cooperation with the Serbian National Assembly a conference that goal it was to support the efficiency of the Serbian National Assembly, especially the structure of creating national laws and the adaption to EU law. Therefore experts of European Law participated.

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…