Strengthening the Quality and Efficiency of Justice (KoSEJ)
The overall objective of the KoSEJ Action is to assist judicial authorities in enhancing the day-to-day efficiency and quality of the justice system at both central and court level, with the relevant CEPEJ methodology and tools and providing them with assistance for their implementation.
The first specific objective is to enhance the efficiency of the justice system in accordance with CEPEJ standards and tools on judicial statistics and time management with:
- An in-depth and global assessment of the judicial system with recommendations for improvements;
- Support to the capacity of the KJC and of courts to improve judicial time management, the collection and management of statistical data and to enhance their efficiency in accordance with CEPEJ methodology and tools, in particular the Study and Analysis of judicial Time Use Research Network (SATURN) Guidelines.
The second specific objective is to enhance the quality of the justice system, in accordance with CEPEJ quality standards and tools with:
- Court Coaching Programmes in close cooperation with the KJC in individual courts in view of building the capacity of courts to deliver a better justice service in accordance with CEPEJ quality tools such as the Checklist on the quality of justice and the Handbook on conducting users’ satisfaction surveys.
The KoSEJ Action, co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe as part of the “Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and Turkey” (Horizontal Facility) is implemented by the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice of the Council of Europe (CEPEJ) with the support of the Office of the Council of Europe in Pristina, to improve the efficiency and functioning of the justice system in Kosovo*.
The Action is built on the needs of its main beneficiaries and partners: the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC), Courts, the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) and the Kosovo Judicial Institute (KJI).
* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.
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