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Expert conference

Fair Trial in Administrative Court Proceedings

One-year project for the improvement of Administrative Judiciary in Bulgaria - Part II

The project aims at acquainting Bulgarian jurists, in particular judges, with the demands of the European Human Rights Convention with respect to the access to administrative courts and to the extent of the control over administrative courts.


Identifying and Suppressing Corruption and Promotion of the Ethical Code in the Legal Community

International Seminar

Series of seminars organized by MYLA and the RLPSEE. Main goal: increasing the awareness and the understanding among the young lawyers about corruption in the legal community and accepting higher ethical standards in their professional work.

Expert conference

Pressure Factors and Conflicts of Interest in the Montenegrin Judiciary


Conference organized by CEDEM and the RLPSEE. The independence and the impartiality of judges are prejudiced by pressure factors and conflicts of interest. Debate among the Montenegrin judges on these issues.


High Level Corruption and Judicial Sanctions

International Seminar

Purpose of the one-day seminar is to discuss with Romanian judges potential means of sanctions at hand in order to pass sentences on cases of high level corruption. The seminar is amongst others organized by ABA-CEELI and the RLP SEE.


Constitutions, Constitutional Courts and Constitutional Interpretations at the Interface of Law and Politics

Seminar with Prof. Dr. Dieter Grimm

The seminar aims at elaborating the not always tension-free relationship between formative politics and controling constitutional adjudication and to discuss the limits of constitutional adjudication in the light of the separation of powers.


Shaken Order: Authority and Social Trust in Post-Communist Societies

Case Studies in Law - Launching Workshop

Launching Workshop of a regional research project on authority and social trust in post-communist societies - case studies in law.


The standing of victims in criminal proceedings - legal and factual situation in Bulgaria

Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe - Roundtable discussion II

The roundtable discussion focuses on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings. Experts are brought together to analize and discuss the current legal and factual situation in Bulgaria regarding the rights of victims.


Training of Trainers of National Judicial Training Institutions in South East Europe

The technique of drafting judgments - Part I: Judgments in Civil Cases

This training of two representatives (trainers) from National Judicial Training Institutions in SEE aims to develop common training techniques for the drafting of judgments in civil cases, as well as to promote the creation of a network of trainers.

Study and Information Program

2. National Program Lawyers Worldwide

Principles of Rule of Law in Criminal Trials

In the context of a 10-day study trip on "Principles of Rule of Law in Criminal Trials", five lawyers from the KAS-Rule of Law Programs had the opportunity to get an idea of theory and practice of criminal trial in Germany.

Expert conference

Prosecutors, Democracy and Rule of Law: Reflections on Amending the Statute of Prosecutors in Romania

International Conference

In view of the planned revision of the Statute of Prosecutors in Romania, the public prosecution in certain countries of continental Europe will be discussed as well as solutions for Romania.

Conference “Rule of Law Checklist for Montenegro”

Presentation of the publication “Rule of Law Checklist for Montenegro” and panel discussion on ongoing challenges in the Rule of Law in Montenegro

The Rule of Law Programme South East Europe (RSPSOE) of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with CEDEM (Centre for Democracy and Human Rights) organized an online conference in hybrid form (online and offline) to present the analysis "Rule of Law Checklist for Montenegro".

Young lawyers from Romania visit German judicial authorities

Meeting in Berlin

The Rule of Law Programme South East Europe (RSP SOE) pursues the goal of promoting particularly qualified young lawyers from the countries of South East Europe. In this context, the large-scale young legal leaders programme "Leaders for Justice" for young Romanian lawyers was initiated in 2010. Despite the special circumstances, a visit by a small group of young lawyers to Berlin was also possible in 2020.

Presentation of the Romanian translation of the publication -Covid-19 and the impact on human rights

An event for judges, prosecutors and lawyers from the Republic of Moldova, Romania with guests from Armenia

The Rule of Law Programme South East Europe (RSPSOE) of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, in cooperation with "The Aire Centre" and "Civil Right Defenders", organised an online event presenting the Romanian translation publication "Covid-19 and the Impact on Human Rights".

One World Romania (OWR) and the RLPSEE

This is the event report of the meeting with One World Romania (OWR) where the RLPSEE handed over a full set of equipments.

Digitalization of the judiciary

Online panel discussion with judges and IT law experts from Estonia, Germany and Romania

This is the event report on the first online panel discussion 2021 on the topic of the digitalization of justice.

KAS/Marco Urban

Die Zukunft der Erweiterungspolitik und die transatlantische Partnerschaft

Westbalkan Botschafterkonferenz in Berlin

Unter strengen Hygienevorschriften fand am 7. September in Berlin im Rahmen der deutschen EU-Ratspräsidentschaft die 5. Westbalkan-Botschafterkonferenz der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung statt.

Louisa Heuss / Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

"Am allerwichtigsten ist es, das Vertrauen der EU-Bürger zu gewinnen"

Laura Kövesi über ihre neue Rolle als Leiterin der Europäischen Generalstaatsanwaltschaft

Bis Ende 2020 soll die neu gegründete Europäische Staatsanwaltschaft ihre Tätigkeit in Luxemburg aufnehmen. Geleitet wird sie von der Rumänin Laura Kövesi. Die 46-Jährige stellte sich und ihre Behörde jetzt bei einer Veranstaltung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung vor. Als langjährige Antikorruptions-Ermittlerin in Rumänien bringt sie viel und vor allem intensive Erfahrung mit.

Regional "Rule of Law Forum South East Europe in Dubrovnik

Sixth Annual Forum on State of the Rule of Law in South East Europe

On 22 / 23 March 2019, the Rule of Law Programme South East Europe (RLP SEE) of the KAS together with AIRE Centre and Civil Rights Defenders organized a regional forum on the current jurisprudence of European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) with respect to children´s rights.

God and Democracy

A Handbook on the Rights of Religious Communities and the Freedom of Relgion in the Republic of Macedonia

The Faculty of Law “Iustinianius Primus” of the University “Saints Cyril and Methodius” Skopje in cooperation with the Rule of Law Programme South East Europe conducted a study on the rule of law and the current situation of the religious communities within the constitutional system of the Republic of Macedonia.

30 young lawyers from Southeast European countries visit Berlin


The KAS Rule of Law Programme South East Europe (RLP SEE) continues to support qualified young lawyers from Southeast European countries. In this context, the programme “Leaders for Justice” for young Romanian lawyers was initiated in 2010. This year, a joint group from Republic of Moldova and Romania visited Berlin.