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The “Youth for Justice” project is supported by the US Department of State – INL and has started to be implemented since November 2018 by the Youth Initiative for Human Rights YIHR KS.

Phone

+383 (0) 38 748 018

E-mail

edrejtajem@yihr.org

News

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In order to further the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights, on 22 January the Ombudsperson Institution (OI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) presented a guideline that provides clarification on the process of searching ECtHR judgments and the content of the database. The database contains judgments, rulings, legal summaries and press releases on ECtHR cases. This guideline will assist judges, prosecutors, legal officers and professionals in the field of justice in interpreting laws and other by-laws in the field of human...

The Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) has approved the establishment of three departments in the Special Prosecution Office of Kosovo. These departments include the Department for Combating Corruption, the Department for Organized Crime and Financial Crime, and Department against Terrorism. During this meeting, the Council also adopted the Annual Work Report for 2019 and indicated the content of this report. Read the full news here. ...

At a meeting held on December 31, 2020, the Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) presented information on the report for the use of the Case Management Informative System (CMIS) and its interconnection with the Police systems, Prosecutorial system and Court system. The registration of old criminal, civil, administrative and economic cases in the CMIS on the Basic Courts in Prishtina was completed on 12 December 2019. The project had planned to register all cases within these courts during 2019 and their total number was 40,927. The registration on...

The Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) and the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) have published a Handbook on Mediation Procedure, being this a UNDP project. The purpose of this handbook is to provide easier alternatives to cases and speed up the efficiency of the judicial system in Kosovo. The mediation procedure enables faster resolution of cases than regular court procedures. Read the full news here. ...

The Kosovo Judicial Council and the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council are already implementing the Case Management Information System (CMIS) in justice institutions in order to improve efficiency, accountability and transparency. The Kosovo Judicial Council has recently reported that over 10,000 old criminal cases have been registered in the CMIS system at the Basic Court in Prishtina. Read the full story at the following link. ...

A higher efficiency was noted during 2018 in the work of prosecutors. A total of 74,031 criminal files of different nature have been solved and a number of indictments have been filed for holders of important positions of state institutions such as deputies, ministers, former ministers, mayors, etc. Attorney General Alkasander Lumezi among other things emphasized that the prosecution and investigative police have sent clear messages of the perpetrator and offenders of the law that they will face justice and that...