The main partners and beneficiaries of the Project are the Ministry of Justice of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ministry of Justice Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ministry if Justice of Republika Srpska, Judicial Commission of Brcko District, Constitutional Court of Bosnian and Herzegovina; High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Supreme Court of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Supreme Court of Republika Srpska, Appellate Court of Brcko District; Judges’ and Prosecutors’ Training Centres of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and of Republika Srpska; Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, Law faculties of universities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The main objective is to support a more coherent application of case law in Bosnia Herzegovina, essential to ensure legal certainty for the people and contributing to a better functioning of, and more trust in the judiciary.

The following results are expected:

  • Strengthen the case law departments within the highest judicial instances;
  • Establish a permanent case law harmonisation tool at a national level;
  • Building the capacity of judges and judicial assistants to adjudicate with the consideration of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • Incorporation of the Council of Europe’s European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) methodology for human rights training into the extracurricular activities of law students

Final Steering Commitee

26 June 2020 Sarajevo

The final Steering Committee meeting of the Project “Initiative for legal certainty and efficient judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina” took place on 26 June 2020. Due to the sanitary situation, the meeting was held online. It was attended by the representatives of the Constitutional Court of...

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Third two-day webinar on legal reasoning and legal drafting in criminal cases

25-26 June 2020 Sarajevo

The third two-day online training on legal reasoning and legal drafting in criminal cases with the consideration of the European Human Rights Court’s case law and decisions of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina is organised on 25 and 26 June 2020. The webinar has been designed to...

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Second two-day online training on legal reasoning and legal drafting in civil cases

22-23 June 2020 Sarajevo

Second two-day online training on legal reasoning and legal drafting in civil cases with the consideration of the European Human Rights Court’s (ECtHR) case law and decisions of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina is organised on 22 and 23 June 2020. The webinar has been designed...

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