Constitutional Courts of Kosovo and Albania with a Memorandum of Cooperation


At the invitation of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Albania, a delegation of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kosovo, led by the President of the Court, Mrs. Gresa Caka – Nimani, is paying a two-day official visit to Albania.

During her stay in Tirana, President Caka – Nimani and her Albanian counterpart, Mrs. Vitore Tusha, signed yesterday in a solemn ceremony the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Constitutional Court of Kosovo and the Constitutional Court of Albania, in order to continue the cooperation of the two courts for a new five-year period, in areas of mutual interest.

The Memorandum of Cooperation envisages, among other things, the development of bilateral cooperation programs in order to adopt the best European practices of constitutional law and of the European Court of Human Rights, to strengthen the professional capacities of judges and support staff, increase the quality of decisions and improve communication with the public.

With the support of the German foundation “Hans Siedel Stiftung”, following the visit to Albania, the judges of the two constitutional courts today participated in the roundtable on the topic: “Disputes of competencies between governments, as well as between central government and local government – respective practices according to constitutional jurisprudence”.