In Poland, the European Commission Reaps What It Sowed

In Poland, the European Commission Reaps What It Sowed

Yesterday the European Commission released a statement that it has sent a so-called "Reasoned Opinion" to Poland regarding the justice reform enacted by the government of the Law and Justice Party. The Polish government has one month to comply with the directive, after which the Commission can decide to bring the case...

German Chancellor Opposes Border Changes In The Balkans

German Chancellor Opposes Border Changes In The Balkans

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has come out against the modification of borders in the Western Balkans, something that is being entertained lately as a possible solution to the Kosovo–Serbia conflict. In a joint press...

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The Latest Illegal Attempt To Rescue the Drowning Justice Reform

The Latest Illegal Attempt To Rescue the Drowning Justice Reform

On July 31, the High Court announced an open call for applications to be a member of the High Judicial Council (KLGj), in order to fill the KLGj spot the law provides for an appeals judge outside Tirana. This is yet another illegal procedure meant to fix and seemingly rescue a badly planned reform that...

By Ilmi Rehova

Vetting on Holiday – State of Play

Vetting on Holiday – State of Play

The vetting institutions Independent Qualification Commission (KPK), Special Appeals Chamber (KPA), and Public Commissioner will be on holiday until September 3. This means that until that date no new magistrates will be vetted. The KPK has not yet planned any hearings after its return, whereas the KPA has already scheduled several appeal hearings. So far,...

By Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei
EU Speaks on Kosova-Serbia Conflict

EU Speaks on Kosova-Serbia Conflict

A permanent solution implies a realistic, stable, and viable solution in accordance to international law to which Prishtina...

End of KLP Vetting In Sight

End of KLP Vetting In Sight

With the confirmation of Shkodra Appeals Court Prosecutor Arben Dopallaj yesterday, it appears that enough candidates for the...

EU Speaks on Kosova-Serbia Conflict

EU Speaks on Kosova-Serbia Conflict

A permanent solution implies a realistic, stable, and viable solution in accordance to international law to which Prishtina and Belgrade must comply with. EU spokesperson...

End of KLP Vetting In Sight

End of KLP Vetting In Sight

With the confirmation of Shkodra Appeals Court Prosecutor Arben Dopallaj yesterday, it appears that enough candidates for the High Prosecutorial Council (KLP) have passed the...