Constitutional and Supreme Court in a joint workshop on constitutional complaints


The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kosovo, in cooperation with the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kosovo and with the support of the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ), organized a workshop on “Constitutional complaints and recent developments in the case-law of the ECtHR”, which was held in Thessaloniki, on 4 and 5 October 2018.

Fundamental civil and judicial rights, binding force of the national law and decisions of the constitutional courts, as well as the binding force of the laws and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) were only some of the topics elaborated during the discussions conducted between judges and legal advisors of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Kosovo.

The criteria of admissibility of constitutional complaints, appropriate subject matter of the constitutional complaint, exhaustion of legal remedies and deadlines for submitting complaints and most recent decisions of ECtHR were also a topic of discussion over which the participants of the workshop exchanged their points of view.

Moderator and one of the main speakers in the workshop was the Presiding Judge of the Higher Administrative Court of Baden-Württemberg of Germany, Prof. Dr. Jan Bergmann, who at the same time is professor of the Public, Constitutional and European Law in the University of Stuttgart.