Victims’ Guide through Serbian Criminal Justice System
- April 13, 2018
Information is a fundamental right of a victim of crime, crucial for exercising other rights and getting proper assistance and support. To empower victims through the criminal justice system, the MDTF JSS in partnership with VDS developed the Victims’ Guide through the criminal justice system. We recognize that being a ...
Where Victims Could Find Support Services in Serbia
- April 11, 2018
To ensure sustainability of efforts and findings from the analytic work on the establishment of a victim support system in Serbia, the MTDF JSS has established a partnership with Serbian victim support organization, the Victimology Society of Serbia (VDS). EU acquis call Serbian authorities to facilitate referral of victims to ...
Animated Video as a Tool for Improving of Access to Justice
- March 27, 2018
We live in the age of information where knowledge and information represents essential capital of an individual. Deprived of information and knowledge, an individual is deprived of the possibility of realization of his basic and fundamental needs. Although with internet all information became available and free the basic problem is ...
Increasing Transparency of the State Prosecutorial Council Work
- March 20, 2018
The MDTF JSS team provided support to the State Prosecutorial Council in preparation of the format and data presentation for 2017 Annual report. For the first time data in the Annual report are presented according to the competences of the State Prosecutorial Council, not organizational structure of the Administrative office. ...
Launch of the Follow Up Judicial Functional Review
- February 9, 2018
On February 8th, the MDTF JSS team together with the representatives of the Supreme Court of Cassation, High Judicial Council, State Prosecutorial Council and the Ministry of Justice officially open process of the preparation of the follow up Judicial Functional Review in Serbia. The Launch was internal event for justice ...
Draft Interactive Map of Free Legal Aid Providers in Serbia
- February 5, 2018
MDTF JSS, in cooperation with the Lawyers' Committee for Human Rights - YUCOM, is putting efforts to improve access to justice in Serbia. Several actions are envisaged during 2018: Right to exemption from court fees, Interactive Map of Free Legal Aid Services and Access to justice of vulnerable groups. These ...
Promotion of the Self-Representation Guide
- January 24, 2018
MDTF JSS team, in cooperation with the Lawyers' Committee for Human Rights - YUCOM, conducted a promotion campaign of the Self-Representation Guides, which were jointly developed in 2017.
Citizens are usually unaware of their rights and obligations and therefore have a justified fear in meeting with unknown judicial procedures to them, ...
Presentation of findings - Functional Review of the Prosecution System in Serbia
- January 8, 2018
Prosecutors occupy the key position in the criminal justice chain, responsible for receiving, investigating, and further processing (e.g. disposing) criminal complaints. Because the duties, case resolution mechanisms and procedural requirements vary substantially by judicial system, cross-country comparisons and ranking of performance are difficult. Nonetheless, collecting this information is important for ...