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Selected decisions of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany

Speech held by Thorsten Geissler, director of KAS RLPSEE, at the book launch of the "Selected decisions of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany", organized in Chisinau on the 6th of October 2014 in cooperation with the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova. more…

Event Reports | October 6, 2014

Leaders for Justice Alumni Network Newsletter 3/2014

On September 22 the 3rd Newsletter of the Leaders for Justice Alumni Network has been released. Besides an overview of current projects and future events, the Newsletter includes juridical articles and leadership inputs from the Alumni of the program as well as from our trainers. more…

September 23, 2014

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

During the regional conference the participants concentrate on Contemporary Challenges of the Constitutional Judiciary with two main focus areas: 1. The principle of separation of powers and its protection by the Constitutional Court; 2. Constitutional review of by-laws. Thorsten Geissler, the head of the Rule of Law Program South East Europe, highlighted the importance of an independent jurisdiction. more…

Event Reports | September 23, 2014

Increasing the safety of the probation counsellors’ activity

During this event the participants improved their skills for situations of risk and conflict of interests. The participants from Croatia, Romania and the Republic of Moldova were informed about how to de-escalate difficult situations. Thorsten Geissler, head of RLP SEE, underlined the importance of the probationers work, its social responsibility and needed qualifications. more…

Thorsten Geißler | Event Reports | September 19, 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 KAS Rule of Law Program Southeast Europa, supports the reforms in Romania. Its goal is to reinforce transparency and efficiency of the judiciary, e.g. with a openly available online platform 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 and the goal of the platform. more…

Event Reports | September 17, 2014