The Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Kosovo in Joint Workshop

The judges of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kosovo, as part of organizing joint professional workshops, participated in the next workshop organized with the support of the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ), held in Thessaloniki on 18-19 July 2023

Following the opening remarks by the President of the Constitutional Court, Mrs. Gresa Caka-Nimani, the President of the Supreme Court, Mr. Fejzullah Rexhepi, and the representatives of IRZ, Mr. Frank Hupfeld, the two-day workshop continued with discussions by the participants on the topics:

“Right of Access to Justice”, “Right to Liberty and Security – Detention Cases”, and “Right to Reasoned Decision”, where the judges of the Constitutional Court, Mr. Safet Hoxha, Mr. Nexhmi Rexhepi, and Mr. Enver Peci, as well as the judges of the Supreme Court, Mr. Shukri Sylejmani, Mr. Ragip Namani, and Mr. Agim Maliqi, made their presentations.

Implementation of regular court decisions and those of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo, exchange of relevant information with the regular courts regarding cases pending before the Constitutional Court, and the possibilities for deepening mutual cooperation in facilitating administrative judicial procedures for the parties involved were also topics of discussion in the workshop.

The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Winfried Schubert, former judge and former President of the Constitutional Court of the Saxony-Anhalt region, as well as former President of the Higher Regional Court in Naumburg, Germany. With his presentations in each of the panels, he brought the perspective and experience of the regular judiciary and the constitutional judiciary of Germany.