International Reports

Between Aspiration and Reality

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…

Doris Pack ISSS 2017

Sarajevo Summer School 2017

Doris Pack holds lecture at the International Summer School Sarajevo 20157

The former MEP and expert on South East Europe, Doris Pack, held a lecture at this year's International Summer School Sarajevo on the topic of “The role of EU conditionality in transformation processes". During the subsequent discussion, which was moderated by Thorsten Geissler, director of the RLP SEE, the former European politician, who has a long-standing expertise about the region, answered numerous questions of the participants of the ISSS 2017.

ISSS 2017 Opening

July, 19th: Summer School Sarajevo 2017

Opening of the International Summer School Sarajevo 2017

Under the title ”Transitional Justice as a Response to Emerging Challenge in South-East Europe”, the 11th International Summer School Sarajevo opened on July 19 with the speeches of Karsten Dümmel, director of KAS Bosnia and Herzegovina office and of Rifat Skrijelj, the rector of the Sarajevo University. Until July 28, 25 students and graduates will take part in workshops, lectures and study visits to relevant institutions.

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to the Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung! The RLP SEE wishes to contribute to the development and solidification of an efficient legal order that is in accordance with the fundamental principles of the rule of law and as such both a core element of a democratic system, and a prerequisite for accession to the EU.

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Events

June 1 - Nov. 15
Workshop

Independence and impartiality of the judiciary system

Justice must be seen to be done

June 15 - Oct. 15
Seminar

Strengthen Police Capacity to Fight Hate Crimes

Aug. 1 - Oct. 30
Seminar

Monitoring Chapters 23&24 of Albanian EU accession through lenses of civil society

Nov. 10 - 20
Study and Information Program

Improving the justice sector in Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia

Comparative analysis of reform measures and approaches

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Publications

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, [...] more…

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…

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 [...] more…

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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Rule of Law Program South East Europe

Str. Franzelari nr. 5
Sektor 2
RO-020785 Bucharest
Romania
Phone +40 21 302 02 63
Fax +40 21 323 31 27