COURT PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT
- December 30, 2016
Workshops for court staff on caseload statistics held on November 7 and 8, and December 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13 and 15, 2016.
During November and December 2016, statisticians (Natasa Mladenovic and Jasmina Ljubicic) and systemadministrator (Nebojsa Milic) of the Supreme Court of Cassation and members of the SCC ...
USE OF LEGAL DATABASES WITH JURISPRUDENCE OF THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
- December 30, 2016
Workshops for judicial asssistants from appellate courts in Serbia Kragujevac 9 november, Niš 6 December and Novi Sad 15 December.
November and December MDTF C / J Specialist conducted a series of workshops on how to use legal databases in Serbian language, that include jurisprudence of European Court of Human Rights from Strasbourg.
Launch of Inaugural Court Awards Program
- November 15, 2016
In an effort to boost performance in the justice sector, the World Bank worked closely with partners in Serbia to design a rewards program that taps into positive competition to promote justice for citizens and businesses.
At the Annual Conference of Judges held on October 11, 2016 in Vrnjačka Banja, the ...
2016 ANNUAL JUDGES’ CONFERENCE
- October 27, 2016
Annual Judges' Conference is the main judicial event in Serbia, held traditionally each autumn in Vrnjačka Banja. More than 1,500 judges gather during three working days to discuss the crucial legal and judicial issues which arose during the year. Supreme Court of Cassation hosts the conference, supported by the pool ...
Analysis of Commercial Court Registries
- October 25, 2016
The MDTF JSS Commercial Courts Needs Assessment conducted in 2015 identified a need for support to improve the performance of the registries of the Commercial Courts, primarily at Belgrade Commercial Court, as the busiest commercial court in the country. It is essential that registries are efficient as they provide the ...
ROUND TABLE FOR COURT PRESIDENTS
- October 17, 2016
On 29th and 30th of September 2016 at premises of the Supreme Court of Cassation in Belgrade, in cooperation with the Supreme Court of Cassation and the Ministry of Justice, also with support of the World Bank, the Judicial Academy organized a two-day round table for court presidents.
Participants at the ...
Court budgeting – ways to improve performance and do more with less
- October 4, 2016
The European Summer is over. We’ve traded our sunscreen for spreadsheets and it’s budget time. Across Europe, Ministries of Justice, Courts, and Judicial Councils are preparing their budget plans for the upcoming year. With fiscal constraint still the order of the day, staff in these offices are sharpening their scalpels, ...
PROMO CAMPAIGNS AND COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES OF THE MoJ SUPPORTED BY OUTREACH CONSULTANT
- October 3, 2016
Improvement of transparency of judicial institutions (courts, public prosecutor’s offices, the Ministry of Justice, Judicial Academy, High Judicial Council, State Prosecutor Council etc.) is one of the most important priorities of judicial reform in Serbia and it is in accordance with the Action Plan for Chapter 23. Communication activities of ...
Western Balkans Debt Resolution and the MDTF JSS projects
- September 28, 2016
Building on the previous successful cooperation, the Western Balkans Debt Resolution and the MDTF JSS projects have once again joined forces to enhance the quality of the judiciary in Serbia, as well as to facilitate reform of the judicial system to ensure that the laws, rules and practices are comprehensive, ...
Analysis on Serbia’s alignment with the EU Directive 2012/29 - Final Report
- August 9, 2016
The MDTF JSS worked together with the Victim Support Europe and Serbian stakeholders to develop Analysis on Serbia’s alignment with the EU Directive 2012/29 establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime. Work started in February 2016 and was finalized by the end of July ...
BACKLOG REDUCTION WORKING GROUP ADOPTS AMENDED NATIONAL BACKLOG REDUCTION PLAN
- July 22, 2016
On July 19, 2016 the Working Group on Implementation of the Unified Backlog Reduction Plan (hereinafter: BLR WG), led by the President of the Supreme Court of Cassation, Chief Justice Dragomir Milojevic, met to discuss and adopt the Draft of the Amended Unified Backlog Reduction Plan.
During the weekend preceded to ...
Analysis of Court Web Sites in the Republic of Serbia
- July 21, 2016
In order to analyze availability of information related to courts in Serbia the MDTF-JSS completed analysis of court websites. The report looked at all aspects related to the court presence on internet; how many courts have active website, analysis of website quality, where are websites hosted, who is responsible for ...
Victims of crime: Service delivery and support for the most vulnerable
- July 9, 2016
The news is filled with stories of crime & violence, law & order. We hear from victims and eyewitnesses. We send thoughts and prayers. But when the spotlight moves on to the next crime or the next city, the victims of crime and their families remain, trying to get back ...
Commercial Courts Conferences in Vrsac and Kladovo, April 2016
- May 1, 2016
In line with the findings of the Commercial Courts Needs Assessment the MDTF for Justice Sector Support in collaboration with the IFC DR Project and Appeal Commercial Court initiate implementation of recommendations focused on increasing capacities and quality of the Commercial Courts stakeholders.
By now, two World Bank Group projects cooperated ...
Analysis of the Law on protection of the right to trial within reasonable time
- March 9, 2016
Timely completion of criminal proceedings inter alia has an important role in reaching the minimum distance in time from the commission of the crime to the imposition of criminal sanctions. Its importance is reflected at the level of reduction of the negative effects or deprivations that the defendant is exposed ...
IT Development Guidelines in Justice Sector
- March 9, 2016
In past ten years, IT Sector of Ministry of Justice, now IT Department, has invested great efforts in standardization and process automation in the judicial authorities, through the introduction and implementation of modern information systems. The process was complex and laborious, but the results were satisfactory. Today, with the adopted ...
Commercial Court Needs Assessment
- February 5, 2016
In January 2016, the MDTF-JSS finalized a needs assessment for commercial courts. The purpose of this assessment is to identify the specific needs of the Commercial Courts in the medium term, and to identify future programing for the MDTF-JSS Work Plan 2016-2018. The document can also be used as a ...