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Between Aspiration and Reality

15 Years of the International Criminal Court (ICC)

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created in 2002 as an instrument against atrocities “that have outraged the conscience of mankind”. More than 120 states have joined since then. The global criminal court continues, nonetheless, to struggle for acceptance. Influential stakeholders such as the USA, China and Russia have not joined the agreement to date, while others are already considering withdrawing from it. Now, where does the ICC stand 15 years after its founding? more…

Franziska Rinke (in Elternzeit), Dr. Arne Wulff, Gisela Elsner, Simon Bruhn, Dra. Marie-Christine Fuchs, Peter Rimmele, Anna Miriam Schütt, Hartmut Rank | International Reports | July 13, 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

How to fight against corruption

Graduation ceremony of the 7th Generation "Leaders for Justice"

Thorsten Geissler, interim Director of the Rule of Law Program South East Europe, held a speech at the conference entitled "How to fight against corruption", referring to the responsibility of the "Leaders for Justice" alumni in the justice system, as well as in the Romanian society (Romanian only). more…

Thorsten Geißler | Event Reports | December 9, 2016

Ministerial conference on combating terrorism in the Danube region

Sofia, Bulgaria

Joint Declaration of the Ministers responsible for home affairs, as well as authorised representatives of the respective Ministries of the Danube Region countries, issued on 22. January 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria. more…

Event Reports | January 22, 2016

Support to measurement of judicial performance: Addressing perceptions of independence and satisfaction

Study

On December 3, KAS RLPSEE in partnership with Association Zenith launched in Skopje (Republic of Macedonia) a study addressing perceptions of independence and satisfaction of the judicial performance in Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro. more…

December 10, 2015