NGO Human Rights Action (HRA) and NGO Center for Monitoring and research (CeMI), in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, are organising tomorrow, on 15 July 2015 at 10:00 am at the Ramada hotel, the 1st National Conference on the Judicial Reform Process, under working title: “Judicial Reform in Montenegro – results achieved”. The conference will be held within the Judicial Reform Monitoring Project, supported by the EU through the IPA 2013 Civil Society Facility Montenegro programme and the Kingdom of Netherlands through MATRA programme.
The audience will be addressed by Mr. Zoran Pažin, the Minister of Justice, Ms. Annalisa Giansanti, Political Affairs Advisor at the EU Delegation to Montenegro, Mr. Aleksandar Momirov, representative of Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Ms. Stanka Vučinić, Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Montenegro, Mr. Ivica Stanković, Supreme State Prosecutor of Montenegro, Ms. Tea Gorjanc Prelević, HRA Executive Director and Mr. Zlatko Vujović, President of the Governing Board of CeMI.
Within the Conference, three panel discussions will be held on the following topics:
1. “Election, evaluation, promotion and determining liability of judges and prosecutors”;
2. “Transparency and accessibility of judicial institutions – the requirement for increasing public confidence in the judiciary”; and
3. “The development and role of the judicial professions and other professions in the function of the judiciary in the reform process”.
The high representatives from the judiciary institutions and professions, the media and CSOs will speak at these panels.
The report on realized activities in the judiciary reform process 2007 – 2014 will be presented at the Conference.
The Agenda of the Conference is available here.