Visit of the delegation of the Constitutional Court of Croatia


A delegation of the judges of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia headed by the President of this Court, Mr. Miroslav Šeparović, paid a working visit to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kosovo.

The Croatian delegation was received by the President of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo, Mrs. Arta Rama-Hajrizi and the Deputy President of the Court, Mr. Bajram Ljatifi.

During the meeting that took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere, President Rama-Hajrizi informed the guests about the up to date work of the Constitutional Court, with the process of renewal the composition of constitutional judges last year, as well as successfull overcome of challenges following the replacement of the former international judges with local judges. President Rama-Hajrizi thanked her Croatian counterpart, Mr. Šeparović, for the support that the Constitutional Court of Croatia has consistently offered to the Constitutional Court of Kosovo in its efforts to join international organizations as well as to build the professional capacities of its officials through joint projects for exchange of experience.

She pledged to intensify the cooperation relations between the two counterpart courts, underlining the importance of mutual cooperation, particularly in the field of human rights protection and harmonization of the case law with that of the European Court of Human Rights.

After thanking President Rama-Hajrizi for hospitality, President Šeparović made a general description of the functioning of the constitutional judiciary in the Republic of Croatia and confirmed the firm will to continue cooperation between the two courts in all areas of mutual interest.

After the meeting, the judges of the two constitutional courts held a joint workshop on the topics: “The competence of the Constitutional Court regarding the review of International Agreements”, “Collective Agreements before the Constitutional Court” and “Election disputes from the viewpoint of constitutional adjudication”.