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Updated: October 15, 2013

2013 National Judges Conference - European Civil Justice Day

During the first day of the 2013 National Judges Conference, European legal expert and SPP consultant Dr. Pim Albers,  educated conferees about the European Day of Civil Justice, a day set aside in October for courts to open their doors and educate citizens about their civic role and daily operations.

USAID Separation of Powers Program (SPP) assisted the Supreme Court of Cassation organize its annual conference of over 1,000 judges in the central Serbian town of Vrnjacka Banja, from October 6-9. The Conference, which focused on recent developments in court practice and the legal environment, was opened by Minister of Justice Nikola Selakovic and Chief Justice Dragomir Milojevic. Other guests included top diplomats, OSCE Ambassador in Serbia Peter Burkhard and head of the Council of Europe Office in Belgrade Antje Rothemund.