Bosnia and Herzegovina

25 October 2012

The Municipal Court in Sarajevo hosted, in cooperation with the High Judicial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina, organised a central event in Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrating the European Day for Civil Justice on 23 October 2012.

The court opened its doors for high school and law students as well as media so that they could tour the court building.

There was a press conference at the court in order to inform the media on the significance of the European Day of Civil Justice.

The event included a panel on Communication skills and a judge’s approach to amicable (alternative) dispute resolution and mock trial.

Cantonal Court in Novi Travnik

Open door days at Court on 29th October, 2012

Free access to citizens and guided tours of law school students.

From 8 am:

Accredited representatives of the court informed interested persons on the work of the court, the importance of information technology in the B&H judiciary (e-justice), with special emphasis on the audio recording of the trial.

11 am: Round Table: "Free legal aid - Equal access to justice for all citizens."

The round table has been organized with the cooperation and support of the project "Access to Justice: Dealing with the past and build confidence for the future, "United Nations Development Program (UNDP B&H), and brought together representatives of ministries, courts, prosecutors, attorney's office, the bar association, the centers for social work and other governmental and non-governmental organization in the Canton Middle Bosnia, with the aim of presenting free legal aid system as a first step in achieving equal access to justice for all citizens.

The media has also been invited to this special event.