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Independent and resposnible judiciary as a key to EU Integrations

Independent and resposnible judiciary as a key to EU Integrations

Published on: December 10, 2018

What is the state of the judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) today and how to improve it, for the benefit of all citizens? This was the focus of the conference held on December 5 and 6, 2018 in Mostar. The conferen...

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Media and judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Media and judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published on: October 31, 2018

How to improve communication and cooperation between journalists and representatives of judicial institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)? THIS was the central issue of a two-day seminar "Media and Judiciary in BiH",...

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Panel on Corruption, Economic and Organized Crime

Panel on Corruption, Economic and Organized Crime

Published on: October 05, 2018

Corruption in public procurement, seizure of property gained through criminal activity, and the strengthening of transparency in the work of the prosecutor's offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) were topics of the pan...

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Model Code of Ethics for Legal Advisers/Associates Adopted

Model Code of Ethics for Legal Advisers/Associates Adopted

Published on: October 01, 2018

On September 29, 2018, the Association of Legal Associates and Advisors in Courts and Prosecutors' Offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina (USS BiH) adopted a Model Code of Ethics for Legal Associates and Advisers in Courts an...

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Judges must always place public interest before private interest

Judges must always place public interest before private interest

Published on: September 28, 2018

"Preventing conflicts of interest in the judiciary implies that the public interest should always be at the forefront," International Ethics Expert Victoria Henley said today (September 28, 2018) in Sarajevo at a trainin...

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Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published on: July 18, 2018

Perceptions that judges and prosecutors are influenced by private self-interest undermine public faith in the judicial system. Recognizing this, in April 2018 USAID’s Justice Activity in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) prov...

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Planning and preparing budgets

Planning and preparing budgets

Published on: July 13, 2018

Preparation of the annual budget request and the accompanying explanation were in focus of the workshops that took place in July and which were organized for the representatives of prosecutors' offices (PO) in Trebinje (...

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Measuring the quality of work of POs in Republika Srpska

Measuring the quality of work of POs in Republika Srpska

Published on: July 04, 2018

The Republika Srpska Prosecutor's Office (RS) will measure the quality of their work according to the number of convictions in relation to the total number of decisions. This is one of the findings of the Collegium of Ch...

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Improving communication between auditors and prosecutors in the Federation BiH

Improving communication between auditors and prosecutors in the Federation BiH

Published on: July 04, 2018

Good communication between prosecutors and auditors in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is crucial in the fight against corruption. This is one of the conclusions of the first meeting between audit teams of the Office for Au...

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