Kosovo: EU, UK, Germany, Italy and OSCE to endorse judicial control principles

Kosovo: EU, UK, Germany, Italy and OSCE to endorse judicial control principles

Kosovo’s Justice Minister Selim Selimi said on Wednesday that a working group tasked with establishing judicial control principles would be supported by the embassies of the EU, Great Britain, Germany, Italy and the EU Office, as well as the OSCE Office in Kosovo.

Selimi told a news conference on Wednesday that the government was committed to implementing reforms in the judiciary and that the government had voted at today’s meeting to set up a working group to draft the details and set up the principles for justice reforms aiming at addressing accountability issues, including audit courts.

Selimi said the Working Group would be composed of legal experts, civil society representatives and all stakeholders in the judicial system in Kosovo in support of the EU Office in Kosovo, the US Embassy, ​​the British Embassy in Kosovo. The German Embassy, ​​the Italian Embassy, ​​and the OSCE Mission to Kosovo. He said the working group would present a final plan for judicial reforms by the end of October this year. /ibna