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The Kosovo Prosecutorial Council follow up meeting was held

Pristina, 09 October 2017 - The one hundred and thirty ninth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) was held, chaired by the Chairman of the Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. During this meeting, KPC members, have amended and supplemented the Regulation No. 02/2015 on election of Prosecutorial Council members. Also, KPC members have announced the election of KPC members from the Appellate Prosecution. Final point of the agenda was the establishment of  the Election Commission in the election process for KPC members from the Appellate Prosecution, wher…

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The Committee on Normative Matters has held the follow up meeting

Pristina, October 9, 2017 - The Committee on Normative Matters has held the follow up meeting where it was discussed about the Regulation No. 06/2017 on amending and supplementing Regulation no. 02/2015, for election of members of the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. In this meeting, apart from the members of the Commission for Normative Matters, the representatives of the US Embassy, ​​EULEX and the Twinning Project participated too, and they consistently support the work of the Committee on Normative Matters and the Council in general. The Commission proposed that …

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Chairman Isufaj hosted a delegation of General Prosecution of Turkey

Pristina, 03 October 2017 – Chairman of  Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, together with the members of the Council, hosted a delegation of the General Prosecution of  Republic of Turkey, led by the General Prosecutor of Republic of Turkey, Mehmet Akarca. Chairman Isufaj welcomed the delegation of the General Prosecution of Republic of Turkey, as well as informed them about the functioning of the prosecutorial system regarding the organization, role and competencies of the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. Chairman Isufaj and General Prosecutor …

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Meeting of the Joint Rule of law Coordination Board held in Pristina

PRISTINA, 26.09.2017 –The Joint Rule of Law Coordination Board held its regular meeting today that was organized for the first time by the Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) and chaired by the KJC Chairman, Mr. Nehat Idrizi. Minister of Justice, Abelard Tahiri, together with the Chair of the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council Blerim Isufaj, the Head of the EU Office/EUSR, Nataliya Apostolova and the Head of EULEX Mission in Kosovo Alexandra Papadopoulou, attended the meeting. Chairman Idrizi welcomed the JRCB meeting and considered it to be of special value and benefi…

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The Kosovo Prosecutorial Council meeting was held

Pristina, 25 September 2017 - A hundred and thirty-eighth meeting of the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) was held, led by the Chairman of the Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. During this meeting, KPC members have discussed and approved the report of January - June 2017 of the Oversight Committee on Combating Corruption and Economic Crimes, including seizure and confiscation of illegal property. KPC members have established a working group for drafting the strategy for reducing the burden of all cases of characteristic criminal offenses of the inter-institution…

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Isufaj and Vukceviq for strengthening cooperation in the fight against crime

Pristina, 22 September 2017 - Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, hosted a delegation of Judicial Council of Montenegro chaired by chairman Mladen Vukceviq. At the beginning of this meeting, the chairman Isufaj spoke about the organization, role, competencies and work that Kosovo Prosecutorial Council is doing, while evaluating the cooperation of the institutions of the justice system of the Republic of Kosovo and those of Montenegro. Chairman of Judicial Council of Montenegro, Mladen Vukceviq, also spoke about the organization, competencies and w…

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Drafting of the Communications Strategy of the Prosecutorial System has begun

Pristina, 21 September 2017 - With the support of UNDP, a two-day workshop was organized with the aim of drafting the Communication Strategy in the prosecutorial system of the Republic of Kosovo. Representatives of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, of State Prosecutor, UNDP, OSCE, Civil Society and Association of Kosovo Journalists participated in this workshop. Public Communication Strategy is a new initiative and effort to improve the quality of communication of the prosecutorial system of the Republic of Kosovo, encouraging citizen participation and information, and inc…

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Chairman Isufaj met with representatives of the European Union Crisis Management and Planning Directorate

Pristina, 13 September 2017 - Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, hosted a delegation of the European Union Crisis Management and Planning Directorate, headed by Xavier Denis, Head of this Directorate. The meeting was also attended by the officials from EULEX and European Union Office in Kosovo. At the beginning of the meeting, the chairman Isufaj has informed guests about the structure of Kosovo's prosecutorial system, the work that has been done and the aims of this system in the future. On the other hand, the delegation from the European Un…

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Procedures of appointment of prosecutors are being discussed

Pristina, 07 September 2017 – Commissions members of the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council and Director of the Secretariat have held a meeting with Gabriele Firoentino and Zsuzsa Mendola, Experts of the EU Twinning Project: "Strengthening of Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency of the Judicial and Prosecutorial System in Kosovo ". During this meeting, it was discussed about the procedures of appointing, reappointing, transferring and advancing prosecutors in the prosecutorial system of the Republic of Kosovo. Experts Firoentino and Mendola have submi…

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KPC members have discussed about three Reports

Prishtina, 30th of August 2017 – Members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council have held a meeting in which they have discussed about: Research regarding the workload with cases of characteristic criminal offenses for 2013-2016; Analysis regarding characteristic criminal offenses for time period 2013- 2016; and Report regarding Geographical Prevalence of the Crime during the time period 2013-2016. Following presentation of the aforementioned Reports by KPC members, Ikramije Bojaxhiu, Bahri Hyseni and Arben Ismaili, participants have discussed regarding findings, conclu…

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Reaction by Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 8th of August 2017 – Kosovo Prosecutorial Council has followed up recent medial developments and is extremely indignant with the way that Assembly Member of the Municipal Assembly of Drenas, Mr Xhavit Drenori, has apostrophized the name of Chief Prosecutor of the Basic Prosecution in Prishtina, Mr Imer Beka, for allegedly lack of action. Such forms of public statements endanger not only integrity of the Chief Prosecutor Beka, but the authority of the prosecutorial system entirely as well. As far as the Council is concerned, protection of the independen…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 4th of August 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-thirty-sixth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. Members of Prosecutorial Council in this meeting have authorized Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, to sign Memorandums of Understanding with local institutions and international institutions. KPC members have discussed regarding the process of completion of the composition of Prosecutorial Council with three (3) non-Prosecutor members. Chairman Isufaj has brief…

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The process for selection of new Prosecutors carries on being in place

Prishtina, 29th of July 2017 – There was held the written exam for candidates for new Prosecutors, who have successfully passed the qualification test. This process has been monitored by the Recruitment Committee of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), and International Observers from OSCE and EULEX. All candidates who will successfully pass the written exam will have the right to be subjected to the interview, prior to having Kosovo Prosecutorial Council recommend names for new Prosecutors. The test in written was held in the premises of Kosovo Academy for Publ…

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KPC members are staying for an official visit in Italy

Rome/Italy, 4th of July 2017 – Kosovo Prosecutorial Council led by the Chairman Blerim Isufaj and accompanied by Chief State Prosecutor Aleksandër Lumezi, are paying an official visit in the Supreme Judicial Council in Italy. 
 The purpose behind this visit is exchanging experiences related to the functioning ways of the Italian Supreme Justice Council. During this visit, there are also taking place meetings with senior representatives of the named Council, and there are being discussed different topics related to appointment, performance evaluation, trans…

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Joint Rule of Law Coordination Board (JRCB) Meeting

Adoption of the Terms of Reference Chair of KPC suggested one change in the Albanian version of TOR. All principals approved the Terms of Reference with that amendment. MOJ Briefing on amendment to the judiciary laws and functional review All principals urged the MOJ to continue with submitting judiciary laws to the Assembly and supported the idea of conducting the Functional Review of the rule of law. EULEX called for a comprehensive review of the rule of law sector and urged against using the piecemeal approach. All principals fully supported the Law on Discipl…

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Study Visit regarding Cyber Law

Tallinn/Estonia, 29th of June 2017 – Within the project “Strengthening Justice Quality and Effectiveness in Kosova”, representatives of prosecutorial system and judicial system of Kosova are in a study visit regarding Cyber Law in Estonia. The purpose behind this study visit is seeing how Prosecutions and Courts in Estonia use informational system in their daily work. They will also have the opportunity to see how Estonia has achieved to successfully develop and implement such an advanced system within a short time period. During this study visit, p…

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Chairman Isufaj: Terrorism and Money Laundering is a global threat

Prishtina, 28th of June 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has attended the workshop with the topic: “Terrorism Financing and Money Laundering”, organized by the US Department of Justice, International Crime Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), and Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT), in Kosova. Before the attendees of this workshop, Chairman Isufaj said: “Initially I thank US Department of Justice, ICITAP and OPDAT, for the invitation to be part of this workshop …

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There was held the qualification test for candidates for Prosecutors

Prishtina, 24th of June 2017 – Today was held the qualification test for candidates for Prosecutors, which was organized by Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) within the recruitment process of 18 State Prosecutors. The qualification test process was overseen by the Chairman of KPC, Blerim Isufaj, and member of the Recruitment Committee, Prosecutor Lulzim Sulejmani. KPC Chairman, Blerim Isufaj, has wished successes to the candidates being subjected to the Exam, and he has also appraised the significance that this process has for the prosecutorial system, also emp…

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There was held the next meeting of the Committee in charge of Prosecutions` Administration

Prishtina, 23rd of June 2017 -  Today, the Committee for Administration of Prosecutions, has held the first meetings since its establishment by Kosovo Prosecutorial Council in the last meeting of the later (the 135th meeting of KPC). In this meeting, except the Head of the Committee, Prosecutor Radica Milic and Committee members, have participated and members of the Working Group established by the Committee, and who are representatives of the administrative staff. Discussions in this meeting were regarding the competencies of the Committee as well as defining th…

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Isufaj: I appraise the support in the fight against Unlawfully Acquired Assets

Prishtina, 15th of June 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting Ian McDonald, Head of the Project “Further Support to Kosovo Institutions in the Fight against Organized Crime, Corruption and Violent Extremism”. Chairman Isufaj has informed Mr McDonald regarding the functioning of the prosecutorial system of Kosova, in particular regarding the reorganizing that took place in this system upon the latest legal amendments, due to which now prosecutorial system of Kosova has a new organizational …

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Reaction from Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 14th of June 2017 – Kosovo Prosecutorial Council is concerned regarding threats addressed against Prosecutor of the Basic Prosecution in Prizren, Mr Besim Susuri, and which threats were related to his official authority.  For us as a Council, such threatening acts against Prosecutors are intolerable and the same are taken very seriously. We strongly stand next to Prosecutors, and support them in their daily work, and we encourage them to accomplish their mission. Kosovo Prosecutorial Council assures the public that this matter is being treated se…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 14th of June 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-thirty-fifth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In today`s meeting, members of Prosecutorial Council have discussed the first budgetary request for 2018. Presentation of this request was done by the Head of the Committee for Budget and Finances, and Directors of the Secretariat of KPC. Upon some amendments, KPC members have approved the first Budgetary Request for 2018. In this meeting were also approved upon some amendments …

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There is appraised EU Institutions` support for KPC

Prishtina, 13th of June 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting a delegation from the Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) from EU, that had the following composition:  Jean Marc Pisani, Head of Division – Operational Sector and Holger Osterrieder, Head of the Sector for Europe – Operational Sector. At the beginning of this meeting, Chairman Isufaj has presented new KPC structure as per later legal amendments, and he has also spoken about the work that is being done and, plan…

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Normative Acts Committee has made the supplementing/amending of two Administrative Directives

Prishtina, 9th of June 2017 – Normative Acts Committee has held the next meeting in which it has discussed regarding the Administrative Directive No. 01/2017 on Amending and Supplementing Administrative Directive No. 01/2016 on Setting Representation Expenditures and, Administrative Directive No. 02/2017 on Amending and Supplementing Administrative Directive No. 02/2016 on Usage of Landline Phones and Cell Phones by Kosovo Prosecutorial Council and Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova. Participants in this meeting were three members of the Committee for Normati…

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Chairman Isufaj: KPC dedicated in Prosecutions` professional capacities upgrading

Mitrovica/Ferizaj, 9th of June 2017 - Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, accompanied by the Director of the Secretariat, Lavdim Krasniqi, within the initiation of visits in all Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova, have visited Basic Prosecution of Mitrovica and Basic Prosecution of Ferizaj, where they have met with Chief Prosecutors, Prosecutors and administrative staff of the respective Prosecutions. Chairman Isufaj during those visits was briefed regarding the work that is being done by the respective Prosecutions, challenges they face …

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KJC and KPC have discussed with civil society regarding the ICT/CMIS Project

Prishtina, 5th of June 2017 - Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) and Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), within the reforms that are undertaking are also working in incorporating Information Technology and Case Management Information System. ICT/CMIS Project is a joint project of KJC/KPC, and it is being executed with the financial support of Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.   For the purposes of providing information regarding the executed activities and the on-going activities that are within the ICT/CMIS Project, as well as for discussing with the named Proje…

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A delegation from Supreme Justice Council of Albania has visited Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 2nd of June 2017 -  Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting a delegation from the Supreme Justice Council of Albania, headed by Gjin Gjoni, member of the respective Council. In this meeting were present and Deputy Chief State Prosecutor, Sevdije Morina and Head of Kosovo Judicial Council, Nehat Idrizi. At the beginning of the meeting, Chairman Isufaj has notified guests regarding the functioning of the prosecutorial system of Kosova, in particular regarding the reorganizing this system went through. …

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Chairman Isufaj has delivered speech in the roundtable “Capacities Upgrading of Kosova Prosecutors for dealing with Corruption – with a focus in Confiscation”

Prishtina, 2nd of June 2017 - Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has delivered a speech at the roundtable organized by EULEX, with the topic: “Capacities Upgrading of Kosova Prosecutors for dealing with Corruption – with focus on Confiscation”. In this roundtable has participated and Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. At the beginning of his speech, Chairman Isufaj has thanked EULEX for the support provided in the capacities upgrading of the prosecutorial system in the fight against corruption. He has al…

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Chairman Isufaj has met with representatives of EC Unit in charge of Kosova Affairs

Prishtina, 30th of May 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting Lora Ujkaj and Julia Mueller-Hellman from the General Directorate of EU – Unit of European Commission in charge of Kosova Affairs. At the beginning of the meeting, Chairman Isufaj has introduced guests regarding the KPC reorganizing, works that have been done, the ones expected to be in place and, challenges that prosecutorial system of Kosova is facing. On the other hand, representatives of Unit of European Commission in charge of Ko…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 29th of May 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-thirty-fourth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting members of Prosecutorial Council have reviewed the report of the National Coordinator in charge of fighting Economic Crimes, for the time period January-March 2017. KPC members have approved the named report with some suggestions. KPC members have also reviewed and approved the item of the agenda regarding Standard Operating Procedures for increasing effectivenes…

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There is appraised the support of American Department of Justice Programme, OPDAT

Prishtina, 25th of May 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting a delegation from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) from Washington, led by Director, Leon C. Lowder; the named Bureau supports financially Office for Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training. In this meeting Chairman Isufaj has appraised cooperation and importance that OPDAT Programme has for KPC. He has also presented concrete activity this program is giving for supporting KPC. Chair…

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UN-Women provides support and mentoring for Prosecutors dealing with War Crimes Cases

Prishtina, 24th of May 2017 – There was held for the second time the meeting between members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, with Prosecutor and Expert of Transitional Justice, with a special focus on Wartime Sexual Crimes, Ms. Maxine Marcus, and her team, part of UN-Women-CJA Programme, Partnership for Mentoring Transforming Justice. Chairman of the Council, Blerim Isufaj, has emphasized that Ms Marcus and her team are working on a project that provides support and mentoring for Prosecutors …

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There is appraised the cooperation between the prosecutorial system of Kosova and prosecutorial system of Norway

Prishtina, 17th of May 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting Sven Marius Urke, Director of the Judicial Administration in Norway. In this meeting discussions were regarding the cooperation between the justice system of the Republic of Kosova and the one of the Republic of Norway, with a special emphasize regarding the Information and Communication Technology/Case Management Information System (ICT/CMIS) Project. On this occasion, Chairman Isufaj has thanked Director Marius Urke for the support Norway…

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There is drafted the Regulation on the Committee for Budget, Finances and Staff

Prishtina, 17th of May 2017 – Committee for Normative Acts and Committee for Budget, Finances and Staff, have held a joint meeting in which they have discussed the Draft Regulation on the Committee for Budget, Finances and Staff. In addition to members of both Committees, in this meeting have participated and representatives of American Embassy, EULEX, and Twinning Project, who are continuously supporting the work of the Normative Acts Committee and the Council in general. Following the discussions of members of the Committees and international representatives r…

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Committee for Normative Acts has drafted the Regulation on Classification of Information in the prosecutorial system of Kosova

Prishtina, 17th of May 2017 -  Normative Acts Committee has held the next meeting in which took place discussions regarding the Draft  Regulation on Classification of Information in the prosecutorial system of Kosova. In addition to members of the Committee, in this meeting have participated and representatives of American Embassy, EULEX, and Twinning Project, who are continuously supporting the work of the Normative Acts Committee and the Council in general. Following the discussions of members of the Committee and international representatives regarding th…

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KPC and KJC have assigned the Acting Director of ODP

Prishtina, 16th of May 2017 - Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) and Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) have held a joint meeting in which they have reviewed the Decision on assigning Director of the Office of Disciplinary Prosecutor (ODP). Following the discussions that took place among members of both Councils, they have decided to assign Zef Prendrecaj in the position of the Acting Director of the Office of Disciplinary Prosecutor. The decision brought by both Councils today, envisages that Zef Prendrecaj shall exercise the duty of the Director of the Office of Discipli…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 16th of May 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-thirty-third meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting members of Prosecutorial Council have reviewed and approved Regulation No. 03/2017 on the Committee for Administration of Prosecutions; Regulation that sets organizing, responsibilities and functioning of the Committee for Administration of Prosecutions, as a permanent Committee of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. The scope of this Regulation is overseeing administrat…

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Reaction regarding threat addressed against Prosecutors Milic and Sylejmani

Prishtina, 11th of May 2017 – Kosovo Prosecutorial Council expresses its concern regarding threats addressed against Prosecutor of the Basic Prosecution in Mitrovica, Radica Milic, simultaneously Prosecutor KPC member and, Fikrije Sylejmani. The named threats were related to their official authority.  For us as a Council, such threatening acts against Prosecutors are intolerable and the same shall be taken very seriously. We strongly stand next to Prosecutors, and support them in their daily work, and we encourage them to accomplish their mission. Kosovo Pr…

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Chairman Isufaj has met with representatives of KDI and Movement ‘FOL’

Prishtina, 5th of May 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting representatives of Kosova Democratic Institute (KDI) and Movement ‘FOL’. In this meeting, KDI and FOL representatives have informed Chairman Isufaj, that they, together with Dutch Foundation CILC (Center for International Legal Cooperation), are working in launching project “Promotion of the integrity in justice system”, which is financed by the Embassy of Netherlands in Prishtina. They said that this project within t…

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Roundtable regarding Sequestration and Confiscation of Unlawfully Acquired Assets

Prishtina, 4th of May 2017 – National Coordinator in charge of fighting Economic Crimes, with the support of EU Project “Further Support to Kosovo Institutions in the Fight against Organized Crime, Corruption and Violent Extremism”, has organized the three-day roundtable with the topic “Confiscation of Unlawfully Assets”. In this roundtable organized in Durrës are participating and Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi, Prosecutors and Judges from Kosova and Albania, representatives of American Embassy and EU Representatives …

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Chairman Isufaj and Heads of the Units of KPC Secretariat have discussed the Report of Internal Auditor

Prishtina, 26th of April 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, and Director of the Secretariat, have held a meeting with Heads of all Units of the Secretariat, in which they have discussed about the findings and recommendations that have derived from the Report of Internal Auditor for 2016. In this meeting Heads of the Units of the Secretariat have disclosed to Chairman Isufaj their measures undertaken for elimination of findings by Internal Auditor. On this occasion, Chairman Isufaj has requested as higher engagement from …

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 25th of April 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-thirty-second meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In the meeting, members of Prosecutorial Council with nine (9) votes in favour and one (1) vote against have elected Deputy Chairperson of KPC, Prosecutor, simultaneously KPC member, Arben Ismajli. Ismajli shall serve in the position of the KPC Deputy Chairperson for a three-year mandate, whereas his election enters into force on 27th of April 2017. KPC members have also estab…

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Chairman Isufaj has met with partners that are supporting prosecutorial system

Prishtina, 24th of April 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has held a coordination meeting with all international donors/partners of the prosecutorial system of Kosova. This coordination meeting was attended by representatives of America Embassy, British Embassy, Dutch Embassy, EU Office, EULEX, UNDP, Twinning Project, GIZ, EULER II Project, WINPRO III Project, PECK II, etc. At the beginning of his speech before donors, Chairman Isufaj said that the purpose behind this meeting is expanding cooperation and, briefing rega…

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Joint meeting between the Normative Acts Committee and Committee for Prosecutions` Administrations

Prishtina, 20th of April 2017 – Today, Normative Acts Committee and Committee for Prosecutions` Administrations have held a joint meeting in which were discussed Draft-Regulation on Administration of Prosecutions and Draft-Regulation on Classification of Documents and Access to Documents of the prosecutorial system. In addition to members of both aforementioned Committees, this meeting was also attended by international partners from American Embassy, EULEX and representatives of Twinning Project, who are constantly supporting work of the Normative Acts Committee…

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Reaction regarding threat addressed against Prosecutor Mehdi Sefa

Prishtina, 7th of April 2017 -  Kosovo Prosecutorial Council expresses its concern regarding threat addressed against Prosecutor of the Basic Prosecution in Prizren, Mr. Mehdi Sefa, threat related to his official duty.  For us as Council, such acts of threats against Prosecutors are intolerable and the same will be taken very seriously. We strongly stand next to Prosecutors, we support them in their daily work and we also encourage them to accomplish their mission. Kosovo Prosecutorial Council assures the public that this matter is being treated seriously an…

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Chairman Isufaj has met with representatives of the School of Magistrates of Albania

Prishtina, 6th of April 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting a delegation from the School of Magistrates of Albania, chaired by the Director of the respective Sokol Sadushi. On this occasion, Chairman Isufaj has informed the delegation from Albania regarding the reorganizing of the prosecutorial system, as well as structure, competencies, work and activities of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. He said that KPC manages prosecutorial system of Kosova, starting from the management of the budget, recruitmen…

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There was held a round table between Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Kosovo Judicial Council and Academy of Justice

Tirana, 31st of March 2017 – Kosovo Prosecutorial Council with Kosovo Judicial Council and Academy of Justice have held a round table in which were discussed topics of joint interests. This round table was held in Tirana under the organizing of United Nations Development Program (UNDP). In this round table participants have exchanged their institutional experiences regarding the topics of joint interest, for the purposes of increasing their performance effectiveness and efficiency. Among the topics tackled in this roundtable were: recruitment, performance evalua…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 29th of March 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-thirtieth-first meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting before members of Prosecutorial Council were presented and approved KPC Annual Reports for 2015 and 2016, reports in which are presented annual activities that have taken place within the accomplishment of the KPC vision and mission. Today, was also presented and approved the Annual Report of State Prosecutor for 2016, which contains main activities of this In…

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Normative Acts Committee has discussed amendment and supplementing of two Regulations

Prishtina, 27th of March 2017 – Normative Acts Committee has held the next meeting in which took place discussions regarding amendment/supplementing of the Regulation no. 09/2015 on the Election of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council and, Regulation no. 03/2016 on the Role and Activity of the Steering Committee of ICT/CMIS Project. In this meeting, in addition to members of the Normative Acts Committee have participated and representatives of American Embassy, EULEX, and Twinning Project, who are constantly supporting work of the Norm…

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Workshop on capacities developing of the staff of the prosecutorial system of Kosova

Prishtina, 24th of March 2017 – With the support of Kosovo Justice Academy, there was held a workshop “Capacities developing of the staff of the Secretariat of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC)”, in which are participating Heads of Organizational Units of the Secretariat and Prosecutors` Performance Evaluation Unit of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Legal Officers of KPC and of Office of Chief State Prosecutor, as well as other Officers. In this workshop that will last for two days will be tackled important topics on the functioning of the prosecutoria…

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Chairman Isufaj has met with the Ambassador of USA in Kosova, Delawie

Prishtina, 10th of March 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting the Ambassador of the United States of America in Kosova, Greg Delawie, with whom he has discussed about the current state of the prosecutorial system and, the work that has been done by KPC in the last year. In this meeting the discussions were also regarding recruitment of new Prosecutors in Prosecutorial Office all over Kosova, the transfer of some Prosecutors in the Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova, successful identificati…

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Cooperation between KPC and EULEX is appraised

Prishtina, 9th of March 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting Martin Cunningham, Head of Strengthening Division of EULEX Mission in Kosova. The discussions in this meeting were regarding the work and cooperation between the prosecutorial system of the Republic of Kosova and EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosova – EULEX, which cooperation between the aforementioned Institutions was appraised by Chairman Isufaj and Mr Cunningham. Both interlocutors have also expressed their readiness on carrying on an…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 9th of March 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-thirtieth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council have reviewed and approved with some recommendations the Annual Report of Tracking Mechanism on Harmonization of Statistics for 2016. Members of KPC have also approved the request of Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi, regarding the transfer of Prosecutor Agron Qalaj from Basic Prosecution in Ferizaj in the…

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Speech of Chairman Isufaj, at the opening ceremony of the Project “"Strengthening Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency of the Judicial and Prosecutorial System in Kosovo"

Prishtina, 3rd of March 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has attended and has delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the Project “Strengthening Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency of the Judicial and Prosecutorial System in Kosovo"“, managed by EU Office on Kosova, implemented by Italian Supreme Judicial Council and French Ministry of Justice. On this occasion before the attendees he said: ”It is an honour for me to be present on behalf of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council at the official laun…

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Italian support for the prosecutorial system of Kosova is appraised

Prishtina, 3rd of March 2017 – Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting a delegation from the justice system of Italy, led by the Vice-Head of the Supreme Justice Council of Italy, Giovanni Legnini. In this meeting, Chairman Isufaj, following the thanking expressed to Italian delegation for the continuous support that Italy is providing for the prosecutorial system of Kosova, has informed them about the organizing of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, competencies and work that the Council has done and carries on doing. Chairma…

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There was discussed the execution of the budget for 2016

Prishtina, 28th of February 2017 – The Committee for Budget and Finances and Staff of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), has held the next meeting in which was discussed about the execution of the budget for 2016. In this meeting chaired by the Chairman of the Committee, simultaneously KPC member, Zejnullah Gashi, in addition the members of the Committee have also participated Director of the Secretariat and Manager of the Office for Budget and Finances. The purpose behind this meeting was discussing about budgetary changes that took place in 2016 and, executio…

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Conclusions of the last meeting of Joint Board on Rule of Law

Prishtina, 27th of February 2017 – In the last meeting of the Joint Board on Rule of Law, held recently, in which have participated: Dhurata Hoxha, Minister of Justice, Blerim Isufaj, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Nehat Idrizi, Chairman of Kosovo Judicial Council, Alexandra Papadopoulou, EULEX Chief of Mission, Nataliya Apostolova, EU Office Head /EU Special Representative and their counterparts, have brought the following conclusions: 1. Endorsement of the new Compact 3 The Joint Rule of Law Coordination Board (JRCB) principals endorsed the new…

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Focus Groups meetings regarding the Corruption Risk Assessment

Tirana, 24th of February 2017 – Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Heads of Council`s Committees, Prosecutors and Senior Officers of the Secretariat, are participating in the meetings of Focus Groups regarding the Corruption Risk Assessment throughout Prosecutions and judiciary. Those meetings are organized by the European Union and Council of Europe Joint Project against Economic Crimes in Kosova (PECKII), and will take place on 23rd and 24th of February in Tirana of the Republic of Albania. Topics of discussion in those meetings are: Prosecutions` manage…

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Normative Acts Committee has discussed regarding the drafting of two Regulations

Prishtina, 21st of February 2017 – Normative Acts Committee has held the next meeting in which were held discussions regarding Draft-Regulation on Classification and Declassification of the Documents in the prosecutorial system of Kosova. In this meeting, in addition to members of the Normative Acts Committee have also participated international representatives from American Embassy, EULEX, UNDP, as well as Twinning Project; the respective have continuously supported the work of the Normative Acts Committee in particular, as well as the one of the Council in gene…

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Official visit in the Federal Republic of Germany

Prishtina, 16th of February 2017 Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj from 14th until 16th of February has taken part in an official visit in the Federal Republic of Germany. This visit was organized by Kosovo Judicial Institute, supported by the Twinning Project “Further Support to Legal Education Reforms” (EU Financed Project). The main purpose behind this visit was getting closely familiar with the functioning ways of German Regional Academies and Federal Academy for training of Prosecutors and Judges, for the purposes of supporting th…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 10th of February 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-twenty-ninth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. At the beginning of this meeting, Deputy Chief State Prosecutor, Sevdije Morina, has informed members of Prosecutorial Council regarding the Action Plan of State Prosecutor, by presenting the goal and objectives envisaged for 2017. In this meeting, National Coordinator in charge of fighting Economic Crimes, Shqipdon Fazliu, has reported regarding the work done during the tim…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 1st of February 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-twenty-eighth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council have approved the Report of the Monitoring Committee for Fighting Corruption and Economic Crimes, including sequestration and confiscation, with the propositions and recommendations given by the members of the Council. In this meeting, KPC members have also established the Committee in charge of transfer and promotion …

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Speech of Chairman Isufaj at the Annual Prosecutors` Conference

Prishtina, 28th of January 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has participated in the Annual Prosecutors` Conference, organized by the Office of Chief State Prosecutor. On this occasion, Chairman Isufaj before the attendees said: “There is a little bit more than a year when in a similar forum, “Annual Conference” of the last year, I have been elected to represent Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova in Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. I thank my colleagues for the trust they have shown to me. Few days l…

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KPC receives support in increasing the efficiency

Prishtina, 17th of January 2017 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting co-leaders of the Twinning Project “Increasing the Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency of the Judicial and Prosecutorial System in Kosova”, Mr Guilio Adilardi and z. Yves Charpenel. In this meeting, Chairman Isufaj following the briefing of the participants regarding the new structure and work of Prosecutorial Council has expressed his appreciation regarding the objective of this project financed by EU Office in Prishtina. …

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 13th of January 2017 – There was held the one-hundred-twenty-seventh meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council have approved suggestions given by them regarding the Tracking Mechanism on Harmonization of Statistics for the time period January-September 2016. KPC members have taken the Decision to announce the vacancy for promotion of five (5) Prosecutors in the Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova, as well as for thre…

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Explanatory Note from Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 29.12.2016 – Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) through this Explanatory Note would like to inform the public that information published today, on 29th of December 2016, on the daily newspaper “Koha Ditore”, respectively on page four (4), under the title: ”Kosovo Prosecutorial Council has violated the Law on Tenders for Physical Security of the Premises”, written by the author Norë Shabani, do not stand. The procedure of the tender “Security of Kosovo prosecutorial system premises” has been held on the e-procure…

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Chief Prosecutors of Kosova Basic Prosecutions are elected

Prishtina, 21st of December 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-sixty-sixth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council have elected Chief Prosecutors of seven Basic Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova. With six (6) votes in favour, two (2) votes against and one (1) invaluable vote, in the position of the Chief Prosecutor of the Basic Prosecution of Prishtina is re-elected Chief Prosecutor Imer Beka. Whereas, head of the Basic Prosecu…

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Chairman Isufaj has hosted in a farewell meeting Head of the EULEX Executive Division

Prishtina, 5th of December 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting Head of EULEX Executive Division, Jaroslava Novotna, who on this occasion has notified the ending of her five-year mission in Kosova. Ms Novotna after thanking Chairman Isufaj for cooperation said that she believes that cooperation between EULEX and KPC will carry on to be in place in the future as well. Chairman Isufaj has also expressed his acknowledgements regarding the work and cooperation with Ms Novotna and he has simultaneously p…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 2nd of December 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-twenty-fifth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Head of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. Based on legal competencies, this extraordinary meeting was summoned by the KPC Chairman and Chief State Prosecutor, with the sole item of the agenda: Review of extending the transfer of the Prosecutor Abdurrahim Islami in the Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova. KPC during this meeting has decided to extend the transfer of Prosecutor Abdurrahim Islami in the Special Pr…

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25 new Prosecutors are appointed

Prishtina, 1st of December 2016 – Today, 25 new Prosecutors have joined prosecutorial system of Kosova. Today, in accordance with the proposition of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, President of the Republic of Kosova, Hashim Thaçi, upon a decree has appointed 25 new State Prosecutors. 25 new Prosecutors appointed today will be assigned throughout seven (7) Basic Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova. As already known, prior to recommending names of 25 candidates for Prosecutors to the President for being appointed based on the Laws in force, candidates ha…

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The was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 30th of November 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-twenty-fourth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, KPC members have established the Committee in charge of reviewing applications of candidates for Chief Prosecutors of Basic Prosecutions. The Committee shall be chaired by Chief Prosecutor of the Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova (SPRK), Reshat Millaku, whereas two other members shall be Prosecutor Lulzim Sulejmani from the Office of Chief State …

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A delegation of Amnesty International has met with Chairman Isufaj

Prishtina, 29th of November 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting a delegation of Amnesty International, the latter led by Gauri van Gulik, Deputy-Director of the Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia. Chairman Isufaj at the beginning of the meeting has informed guests regarding KPC competencies, in particular the new structuring that took place following legal amendments for prosecutorial system. In this meeting discussions were also regarding the progress achieved in strengthening of the pros…

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Chairman Isufaj has met with representatives of the Movement ‘FOL’

Prishtina, 18th of November 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting representatives of the Non-Government Organization, Movement ‘FOL’; the latter led by the Programs Director, Jeton Zulfaj. At the beginning of this meeting, Chairman Isufaj has spoken about KPC performance and competencies as well as reorganization that took place following the latest legal amendments/supplementing. Whereas, following the briefing by the representatives of the Movement ‘FOL’ regarding their programs i…

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Reaction by Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 18th of November 2016 - “Kosovo Law Institute (KLI) has recently published a report titled “Lawlessness of Kosovo Judicial Council and Kosovo Prosecutorial Council.” Upon this publishing the author claims that mandate of KPC member, Mr Idain Smailji has expired and he shall not be part of the Council. Taking into account that those are serious claims and that the legitimacy of the Council`s composition is set in doubt, we have seen it as reasonable to inquire this matter. Following the inquiry of the official minutes of meetings and docume…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 8th of November 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-twenty-third meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting Kosovo Prosecutorial Council has discussed and approved propositions of the Recruitment Committee on assignment and distribution of twenty-five (25) candidates for Prosecutors throughout Basic Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova. According to the Law on Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, KPC prior to recommending to the President of the Republic of Kosova names …

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Chairman Isufaj has met with Chief Prosecutors of Kosovo Prosecutions

Prishtina, 2nd of November 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting Chief Prosecutors of all instances of Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova. In this meeting, Chairman Isufaj together with Chief Prosecutors, have discussed the concept-document regarding the status of administration of the prosecutorial system of the Republic of Kosova. Today, KPC Secretariat Director, Lavdim Krasniqi has also met with Administrators of all Prosecutions with who he has also discussed about the concept document regard…

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Kosovo Prosecutorial Council Reaction

Prishtina, 1st of November 2016 – Kosovo Prosecutorial Council is cautiously following political reactions and comments after the indictment against Fatmir Limaj charged for war crimes has been filed. In this regard, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council finds it reasonable to inform the public that those reactions are unacceptable and highly harmful for the Rule of Law in the country at the time when local Prosecutors have taken over the full competencies in dealing with War Crimes. We want to emphasize that indictment in this case, as in all other cases, is not a priva…

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Chairman Isufaj has met with members of the Committee on Legislation of Kosova Assembly

Prishtina, 19th of October 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting members of the Committee on Legislation of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosova, led by the Member of Parliament Armend Zemaj, simultaneously Chairman of the Working Group, and Members of Parliament Albulena Haxhiu, Selvije Halimi and Valdete Bajrami. The named Committee is in charge of overseeing implementation of the Law on Kosovo Judicial Council and Law on Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. At the beginning of this meeting, members of t…

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There was held the next meeting of the Committee for Budget, Finances and Staff

Prishtina, 14th of October 2016 – Today, the Committee for Budget, Finances and Staff of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, has held its next meeting where was discussed about some maters regarding the KPC budget for 2016. In this meeting chaired by its Chairman, Zejnulla Gashi, who simultaneously is KPC members, except Committee members have also participated Director of KPC Secretariat and Manager of the Finances Office of the Secretariat; and the discussions were regarding budgetary amendments for 2016. There were also discussions about budgetary execution and oth…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 14th of October 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-twenty-second meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. At the beginning of this meeting, Chairman of Normative Acts Committee, simultaneously member of KPC, Bahri Hyseni, has presented before the Council amendments and supplementing of the Regulation on Appointment of Chief Prosecutors of the Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova. Following the presentation, members of the Council have also provided recommendations regarding som…

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KPC and KJI have coordinated preparing of the Initial Training Program for new Prosecutors

Prishtina, 13th of October 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj and Director of the Secretariat, Lavdim Krasniqi, have hosted for a meeting the Acting Director of Kosovo Judicial Institute (KJI), Besim Morina.   The discussions in this meeting were regarding coordination of cooperative activities between Kosovo Prosecutorial Council and Kosovo Judicial Institute, yet, with a special emphasize the discussions were regarding preparing of the initial training for new Prosecutors, who are soon expected to be recruited by KP…

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Committee for Normative Acts has worked on supplementing/amending the Regulation on Appointment of Chief Prosecutors

Prishtina, 12th of October 2016 – The Committee for Normative Acts of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) has held its next meeting in which it has supplemented/amended the Regulation on Appointment of Chief Prosecutors of Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova. In this meeting chaired by the Chairman of the Committee for Normative Acts, Bahri Hyseni, in addition to members of the Committee, participants were also Director of the Secretariat of KPC, representatives from US Embassy, Advisors from UNDP and EULEX representatives. Following the supplementing and amen…

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The good cooperation between KPC and EULEX carries on being in place

Prishtina, 5th of October 2016 – Today, Blerim Isufaj, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), has hosted for a meeting, Martin Cunningham, Acting Chief of the Strengthening Division within EULEX Mission in Kosova. The discussions in this meeting were regarding duties and cooperation between prosecutorial system of the Republic of Kosova and EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosova/EULEX. Chairman Isufaj and Mr Cunningham have discussed about further capacities development of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. Another topic of discussions was coordination and cooper…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 5th of October 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-twenty-first meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. At the beginning of the meeting, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council has approved the agenda of the meeting with some recommendations on amending it, and it has also approved the transcripts of the previous meetings of the Council, namely transcripts of the one-hundred-twentieth meeting of KPC. In this meeting has been approved the Bi-Annual Report of the Inter-Institutional T…

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UN Women Support for Prosecutors` capacities building

Prishtina, 23rd of September 2016 – Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, members of the Council, Deputy Chief State Prosecutor and Prosecutors, have met with Prosecutor Maxine Marcus, International Expert on Transitional Justice, with a special focus on sexual crimes that have happened during the war time. This activity has taken place for the purposes of discussing opportunities for support by UN Women for Prosecutors dealing with sexual crimes that have happened during the war time in Kosova. During this meeting the discussions were regardin…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 16th of September 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-twentieth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. Today, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council has appointed Haxhi Dërguti in the position of the Chief Prosecutor of Appellate Prosecution, and Reshat Millaku in the position of Chief Prosecutor of the Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova. Prior to appointment of the aforementioned Prosecutors, Chief State Prosecutor Aleksandër Lumezi, simultaneously Chairman of the C…

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Chairman Isufaj has held a meeting with Chief Prosecutor Pala

Prishtina, 6th of September 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted for a meeting EULEX Chief Prosecutor, Claudio Pala. In this meeting the discussions were regarding the work and cooperation between prosecutorial system of Kosova and EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosova-EULEX. In this meeting, Chairman Isufaj and Chief Prosecutor Pala have also discussed about the process of integration of Serbian minority in the prosecutorial system of the Republic of Kosova. Both interlocutors have said that accomplishment of the m…

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There were held discussions on the proposition regarding the unique number of cases throughout Prosecutions

Prishtina, 30th of August 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has attended the organized meeting by ICT/CMIS Project, where has taken place presentation of the proposition regarding the unique number of cases throughout Prosecutions. In this meeting have participated and Chief Prosecutors and Administrators of Kosova Prosecutions. Chairman Isufaj said that Kosovo Prosecutorial Council as per the Strategic Plan on Information and Communication Technology for the time period 2015-2020, has foreseen digitalization of Prosecut…

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Chairman Isufaj has met with EULEX Chief Prosecutor, Claudio Pala

Prishtina, 23rd of August 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted for a meeting EULEX Head of the Executive Section, Jaroslava Novotna and EULEX Chief Prosecutor, Claudio Pala. Discussions in this meeting were regarding the work and cooperation between prosecutorial system of Kosova and European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosova- EULEX. One of the meeting topics was also cases transfer from EULEX Prosecutors to local Prosecutors, regarding which was said that cases transfer shall take place without affecting work…

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Chairman Isufaj has met with Executive Sector Chief of EULEX, Novotna

Prishtina, 3rd of August 2016 - Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted for a meeting Chief of Executive Division of EULEX, Jaroslava Novotna. Discussions in this meeting were regarding the continuation of the cooperation between the prosecutorial system of Kosova and EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosova – EULEX, following the extending of the mandate of the respective mission for two more years. Chairman Isufaj following the appraisal of the work and cooperation that was in place so far with EULEX, said that KPC shall carry…

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Capacities` development for the purposes of increasing effectiveness and efficiency of KPC Administration

Prishtina, 29th of July 2016 – On 21st and 22nd of July 2016, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council in cooperation with Kosovo Judicial Institute, have held the training on the topic “Capacities` development for the purposes of increasing effectiveness and efficiency of KPC Administration.” On the focus of this training was advancing effective communication at workplace, familiarization with the strategic orientation of KPC and, drafting qualitative Action Plans and performance reports with a logical structure. Through brief presentations, working in groups a…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 29th of July 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-nineteenth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, Chairman of the Prosecutors` Performance Evaluation Committee has presented the report on evaluation of 11 Prosecutors, which report following the discussions was approved by KPC members. Today, KPC members have also approved the Regulation no.07/2016, on the Disciplinary Procedure against members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. Approval of this Regulation has ta…

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Committee for Normative Acts has discussed regarding two Regulations, which were proposed to KPC for approval

Prishtina, 21st of July 2016 – Today, members of the Normative Acts Committee of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, have held the eighth meeting in which they have discussed regarding: The Regulation on the Disciplinary Procedure for members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council and, Supplementing/Amending Regulation No. 01/2016 on the Role and Activity of the Steering Board of the ICT/CMIS Project.   Members of the Normative Acts Committee of KPC, together with international partners who support work of Prosecutorial Council, have discussed regarding the Regulation o…

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There was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

Prishtina, 7th of July 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-eighteenth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council members have adopted two Administrative Directives, namely the Administrative Directive on Setting Representation Expenditures and, Administrative Directive on the Usage of Landline Phones and Cell Phones by Prosecutorial Council and Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova. Approval of the given Administrative Directives has derived due to t…

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The Normative Acts Committee has reviewed two Administrative Instructions

Prishtina, 27th of June 2016 – The Normative Acts Committee of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), has held the next meeting, in which the work was focused on amending/supplementing the Administrative Directive on setting Representation Expenditures and, Administrative Directive  on Usage of Landline Phones and Cell Phones in Prosecutorial Council and Prosecutions of the Republic of Kosova. In this meeting, chaired by the Chairman of the Normative Acts Committee, Bahri Hyseni, present were Committee members, Director of the KPC Secretariat, as well as UNDP A…

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There was held the next meeting with Prosecutions` Administrators

Prishtina, 24th of June 2016 – Today, Director of the Secretariat of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Lavdim Krasniqi, has held the next joint meeting with Office Managers of the Secretariat and Prosecutions Administrators. Discussions in this meeting were regarding the work and activities coordination between the Offices of the Secretariat and Prosecutions` Administrations. During this meeting there were discussions regarding the Action Plan for the second half of 2016 and, Action Plan for the next year, priorities setting, as well as performance evaluation of the …

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Joint Roundtable of Justice Institutions Representatives

Prishtina, 22nd of June 2016, Today, was held the roundtable organized by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on the subject “Coordination Mechanism for strengthening Rule of Law”, with participants from Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Kosovo Judicial Council, Ministry of Justice and Judicial Institute. Participants of this roundtable have discussed regarding the development of the institutional dialogue between the institutions of the justice sector in Kosova, support on the development of strategic plans, support in the drafting laws process, training…

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THERE WAS HELD THE NEXT MEETING OF KOSOVO PROSECUTORIAL COUNCIL

Prishtina, 15th of June 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-seventeenth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. During this meeting, members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council have reviewed and approved some suggestions given by members of the Council regarding the Reports of the National Coordinator in charge of fighting Economic Crimes for the time periods, October-December 2015 and January-March 2016. Today, members of the Council have reviewed the first budgetary request of Kosovo Prosecu…

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THE SELECTION PROCESS OF NEW PROSECUTORS CARRIES ON TO BE IN PLACE

Prishtina, 13th of June 2016 – In the premises of Kosovo Academy for Public Safety, located in Vushtrri, last Saturday was held the second part of the Examination for 85 candidates for new Prosecutors, who have successfully passed the qualification test. This process was monitored by members of the Recruitment Committee of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), and International Observers from OSCE, EULEX and UNDP; the latter is supporting the named process financially as well. The process is being administered by the staff of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. All cand…

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VISITS OF THE CHAIRMAN ISUFAJ THROUGHOT PROSECUTIONS CARRY ON TO BE IN PLACE, AND TODAY HE HAS VISITED GJILAN AND FERIZAJ

Gjilan-Ferizaj, 10th of June 2016 – Visits of the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, throughout Prosecutions, carry on to be in place. He, accompanied by the Director of the Secretariat, Lavdim Krasniqi, today has visited the Basic Prosecution of Gjilan and Ferizaj, in which occasion he has met with Chief Prosecutors, Prosecutors and staff of those Prosecutions. Chairman Isufaj during the visits conducted in the Basic Prosecution of Gjilan and Ferizaj, was closely briefed regarding the work being done in those two Prosecutions, as well…

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KPC, KJC AND KJI HAVE DISCUSSED SOME TOPICS OF JOINT INTEREST

Prishtina, 10th of June 2016 – With the support of UNDP, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) and Kosovo Judicial Institute (KJI), have organized a two-day workshop regarding the improving of their policies and strategies. During those two-day of the workshop, Heads and other representatives of KPC, KJC and KJI, have discussed on the Strategic Plans of Institutions they manage and, Regulations and Administrative Directives of joint interest. During this workshop was also tackled as part of discussions immunity of Prosecutors and Judg…

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KPC IS COMMITTED TO INCREASING THE PERFORMANCE EFFECTIVENESS IN ALL PROSECUTIONS

Mitrovica-Prishtina, 9th of June 2016 -  In the series of meetings being conducted throughout Kosova Prosecutions, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, accompanied by the Director of the Secretariat, Lavdim Krasniqi, have visited Basic Prosecution in Mitrovica and the one in Prishtina, in which occasion they have met with respective Chief Prosecutors, Prosecutors and administrative staff of both Prosecutions. During the visits in those two Prosecutions, Chairman Isufaj was introduced regarding the work that is being done, challenges they …

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BUDGET AND FINANCES COMMITTEE OF KPC HAS DISCUSSED REGARDING THE FIRST BUDGETARY REQUEST FOR 2017

Prishtina, 9th of June 2016 – Today, the Committee in charge of Budget, Finances and Personnel of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, has held the next meeting where they have discussed the first budgetary request for 2017. In this meeting, chaired by the Chairman of this Committee, simultaneously KPC members, Zejnulla Gashi, in which have participated in addition to KPC members, KPC Secretariat Director and Manager of the Finances Office of Secretariat as well, the discussion were regarding the first KPC budgetary request for 2017. There were also discussions regardi…

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CHAIRMAN ISUFAJ IS CLOSELY INTRODUCED REGARDING NEEDS OF THE BP IN PRIZREN

Prizren, 3rd of June 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, accompanied by the Director of the Secretariat, Lavdim Krasniqi, has visited Basic Prosecution of Prizren, where he has met with the Chief Prosecutor, Prosecutors and administrative staff of the named Prosecution. Chairman Isufaj during visit of today in the Basic Prosecution of Prizren was briefed on the work being done in the named Prosecution, challenges it is facing and general working conditions in this Prosecution. Chairman Isufaj has also closely observed nee…

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EXPLANATORY NOTE REGARDING MEDIA REACTION FOLLOWING THE APPROVAL OF THE REGULATION ON COMMUNICATION WITH THE PUBLIC FOR THE KOSOVO PROSECUTORIAL SYSTEM

Prishtina, 30th of May 2016 – Kosovo Prosecutorial Council through this Explanatory Note informs the public that the purpose behind the Regulation on Communication with the Public approved by the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council is setting communication ways of prosecutorial system with the public in general, and not only with a certain group. The drafting procedure of the Regulation on Communication with the Public for prosecutorial system was based on the legal grounds for drafting and approval of a Regulation. Committee for Normative Acts of Kosovo Prosecutorial …

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TODAY WAS HELD QUALIFICATION TEST FOR NEW PROSECUTORS

Prishtina, 28th of May 2016 – Today was held qualification test for new candidates for Prosecutors, organized for the first time by Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) within the recruitment process of 22 candidates for Prosecutors. Qualification test process was supervised by Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi, who simultaneously is Chairman of the Committee in charge of recruitment of new Prosecutors. Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi, said that prosecutorial system has all capacities and appropriate infrastructure for implementation of…

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THERE WAS HELD THE NEXT MEETING OF KOSOVO PROSECUTORIAL COUNCIL

Prishtina, 27th of May 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-sixteenth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, Prosecutorial Council members have reviewed and approved Regulation on Interception Liaison Unit. The respective Regulation sets the functioning of the Interception Liaison Unit within the Office of Chief State Prosecutor, procedures in the legal interception process, as well as duties and responsibilities of the Officers in charge of implementing the intercep…

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WORKSHOP STRENGHTENING THE ROLE OF THE KOSOVAR JUSTICE SECTOR IN FIGHTING CORRUPTION

Prishtina, 24th of May 2016 – Supported by Norwegian Embassy, the Kosovo Judicial Institute in collaboration with the U4 Anti-corruption Resource Centre organized a two-day workshop “Strengthening the role of the Kosovar justice sector in fighting corruption”, 23-24 May 2016. The workshop was attended by Kosovar judicial institutions and civil society and representatives of donor governments. There shall be emphasized that on behalf of Kosovo prosecutorial system this workshop has attended and Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, P…

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KOSOVA PROSECUTORIAL SYSTEM SOON TO HAVE A REGULATION ON COMMUNICATION WITH THE PUBLIC

Prishtina, 18th of May 2016 – Committee for Normative Acts, functioning within Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), has held the next meeting on drafting Regulation on Communication with the Public. In this meeting chaired by the Chairman of Normative Acts Committee, Bahri Hyseni, except members of the Committee, attendees were representatives from American Embassy and EULEX as well. Following the review of the draft of the Regulation on Communication with the Public that took place again, the same was submitted to Kosovo Association of Journalists, for the purpo…

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SPEECH OF CHAIRMAN ISUFAJ FOR THE EVENT OF PUBLISHING COURTS` MONITORING REPORT FOR 2015

Prishtina, 13th of May 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has attended the event of publishing the annual report of Courts` Monitoring for 2015, organized by BIRN. Before the attendees, KPC Chairman, Blerim Isufaj, said: “In the capacity of KPC Chairman, I appraise BIRN efforts to highlight developments in the judicial system, through Courts` Monitoring. Undoubtedly, this process discloses parts of developments regarding the performance of Prosecutors in trials, as well. In particular I highly appraise the approac…

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GERMAN IRZ READY TO SUPPORT KPC

Prishtina, 11th of May 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting the Expert of German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ), Donat Ebert, with whom he has spoken about the cooperation possibilities for the purposes of professional capacities building of KPC. Following the briefing provided for the Expert Ebert on changes of prosecutorial system of Kosova due to the needs emerged upon the amending and supplementing the Law on KPC and Law on State Prosecutor by the Chairman Isufaj, the l…

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A DELEGATION FROM PROSECUTORIAL SYSTEM AND JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF KOSOVA IS STAYING FOR AN OFFICIAL VISIT IN THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY

Ankara/Turkey, 4th of May 2016 – Upon the invitation by the Academy of Justice of the Republic of Turkey, a delegation from the prosecutorial system and judicial system of the Republic of Kosova, chaired by the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj and composed of representatives from Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Presidents Judges of Kosova Courts and representatives from Kosovo Judicial Institute, are staying for an official visit in the Justice Institutions of the Republic of Turkey. During their staying in Ankara, delegation from Kosova…

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Prishtina, 27th of April 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has attended the roundtable: “Legality of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Council”, organized by Kosovo Law Institute. KPC Chairman, Blerim Isufaj, in the capacity of the panellist of this roundtable before the attendees has said the following: “As you are aware, following the legal amendments that took place in June of the last year, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council now has a new structure and representation. I am honoured to provide a presentatio…

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Prishtina, 26th of April 2016 – For the purposes of practical implementation of the right on judicial defence at public expenditures, in compliance with the applicable Law in Kosova and international instruments applicable in Kosova, today, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC), Kosovo Police (KP) and Kosovo Chamber of Advocates, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on establishment of the coordination mechanism for judicial defence at public expenditures in criminal cases. KP Chairman, Blerim Isufaj, who has signed the named Memo…

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Prishtina, 22nd of April 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-fifteenth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council members have approved the Inter-Institutional Tracking Mechanism Report regarding characteristic criminal offenses for 2015. Today, KPC Chairman, Blerim Isufaj, was authorized by the Council on signing Memorandum of Understanding bound between Prosecutorial Council, Judicial Council, Chamber of Advocates and Kosovo Police, regarding es…

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Prishtina, 20th of April 2016 – Committee in charge of Normative Acts of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), has held the next meeting on drafting the Regulation on Inter-Institutional Cooperation. In this meeting chaired by the Head of the Normative Acts Committee, Bahri Hyseni, in addition to members of the Committee, present were also and representatives of US Embassy and EULEX. Following the review of the draft of the Regulation on Inter-Institutional Cooperation by the participants of this meeting, and after providing their opinions in regard to the respect…

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KPC PERFORMANCE IS APPRAISED

Prishtina, 13th of April 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted in a meeting John Ferry from USAID Program on Strengthening Justice Sector in Kosova. Chairman Isufaj in this occasion has appraised cooperation and support which was and is being given by USAID to the prosecutorial system of Kosova. In this occasion on behalf of the KPC he has also expressed his readiness to carry on and extend the cooperation between KPC and USAID. On the other hand, USAID representative, John Ferry, who is staying in Kosova for the…

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Prishtina, 31st of March 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-fourteenth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, Prosecutorial Council members have reviewed and approved the Regulation on the Transfer and Promotion of State Prosecutors. The named Regulation is applicable for all State Prosecutors of all levels, in accordance with the Law on Kosovo Prosecutorial Council and Law on State Prosecutor. The purpose behind this Regulation is setting of the criteria and procedure…

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Prishtina, 29th of March 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has hosted for a meeting a delegation from Turkish Justice Institutions, led by Deputy Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Justice,  Basri Bagci. After that Chairman Isufaj has thanked the delegation from Turkey regarding continuous support their country is giving to the prosecutorial system of Kosova, he has briefed on the competencies that Kosovo Prosecutorial Council has within the prosecutorial system and, the recent structuring that took place in the…

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PROSECUTOR SUAD KURAJA RETIRES

Prishtina, 25th of March 2016 – Today, Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova, has organized a farewell meeting for Prosecutor Suad Kuraja, who has reached retirement age, thus his mandate in the capacity of Prosecutor has ended. In this meeting, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has appraised the contribution given by former-Prosecutor Suad Kuraja to the prosecutorial system in general, and to Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova in particular. The contribution given to prosecutorial system of Kosova by former-Prosecutor K…

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Prishtina, 10th of March 2016 – Upon the invitation of Chief State Prosecutor of the Republic of Kosova, Aleksandër Lumezi, a delegation of the General Prosecution of Albania led by General Prosecutor, Adriatik Lallla, is staying in Kosova. The discussions in the meeting held between two Chief Prosecutors were regarding the cooperation between both Institutions led by them. Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi, has briefed the delegation of Prosecutors from Albania on the functioning of the prosecutorial system of Kosova. Chief Prosecutor Lumezi …

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KPC and OSCE support advancement of "ex officio" protection system

Prishtina, 3rd of March 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted for a meeting the Chief of the Law and Justice Section in OSCE Mission in Kosova, Ralph Bunche. In this meeting, Chief of the Law and Justice Section in OSBE Mission in Kosova, Ralph Bunche has greeted Prosecutor Blerim Isufaj for being elected Head of KPC, and he has informed him for the work OSCE is doing in monitoring justice system in Kosova. KPC Chairman, Blerim Isufaj, after thanking OSCE Representative for the readiness of this mission to suppor…

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Kosovo Prosecutorial Council in the one-hundred-thirteenth meeting, held today on 2nd of March 2016, has decided on issuing the following:

S T A T E M E N T In regard to publishing of 06.02.2016 in newspapers and portals, concerning the lawful searching ordered by the Basic Prosecution of Peja, as per the request of the Prosecutor of the Special Prosecution, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council considers that such publishing in the media and portals, as well as statement given by the Mayor of Municipality of Klina present external behaviour, as stipulated by Article 34 of the Regulation on Organization and Activity of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council. Such behaviour jeopardizes the independence and authority of Prose…

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Prishtina, 2nd of March 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has hosted for a joint meeting, Minister of Justice, Hajredin Kuçi and President of Supreme Court, Fejzullah Hasani. Following the greeting for Prosecutor Isufaj for being elected in the post of the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council by Minister Kuçi, the latter has said that Ministry of Justice shall carry on with its engagement to have as functional legal infrastructure of the prosecutorial system of Kosova. President of the Supreme Court, Ha…

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Work of the expert Cunnif in supporting KPC has been highly appraised

Prishtina, 19th of February 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj, has hosted for a farewell meeting Mr Michael Cunnif, since the latter has ended the mission in the capacity of the expert in the EU Project “Support to the Kosovo Judicial Council and Prosecutorial Council”. In this occasion, KPC Chairman, Blerim Isufaj while speaking about the impact EU Project “Support to the Kosovo Judicial Council and Prosecutorial Council” had on KPC, has also highly appraised the contribution of Expert Cunniff within th…

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Prishtina, 12th of February 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-twelfth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), the first meeting chaired by the Chairman of Prosecutorial Council, Blerim Isufaj. In this meeting, KPC members have approved Strategic Plan for time period 2016-2018, and they have also changed and completed the composition of KPC Committees, namely the Committee for Normative Acts will be chaired by Bahri Hyseni, whereas members of the respective Committee will be Dëshirë Hysaj and Besim Kelmendi. On the other hand, the Committee fo…

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KPC Chairman, Blerim Isufaj has met with EULEX Strengthening Division Chief, Peter Bach Prishtina, 1st of February 2016 – Today, Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), Blerim Isufaj, has hosted for a briefing meeting EULEX Strengthening Division Chief, Peter Bach with his associates.   Topics of this meeting between Chairman Isufaj and EULEX representative were: cooperation between Kosovo Prosecutorial Council and EULEX that was in place so far, opportunities for deepening the respective cooperation, and joint activities that will be held in the f…

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Prishtina, 29th of January 2016 - As soon as the information regarding Prosecutor Basri Morina for participating in assembling with religious character on 14th of November 2015, organised by a person suspected for committing criminal offense related to terrorism, was sent on 7th of January 2016, to the Office of Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi, the same information was promptly submitted to the Office of Disciplinary Prosecutor for initiating investigations. Following the investigations, Office of Disciplinary Prosecutor has submitted the Report on 27th …

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Prishtina, 14th of January 2016 – There was held the one-hundred-eleventh meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC), chaired by Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. In this meeting, new KPC members in addition to giving their oath, as item of the agenda had election of the Chairperson of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, too. Based on the procedural obligations, the nominations for Chairperson of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council were submitted by members of this Council, Bahri Hyseni – Prosecu…

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Prishtina, 29th of December 2015 – There was held the one-hundred-tenth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. In today`s meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council were discussed and approved four Regulations. - Regulation on Election of the Chairman and Deputy- Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council; - Regulation on Organization and Scope of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council; - Regulation on Internal Organization and Function of State Prosecutor of Ko…

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Prishtina, 10th of November 2015 - There was held the one-hundred-eighth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. In this meeting, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council members have taken the decision to announce elections for KPC Prosecutor-members coming from seven Basic Prosecutions and Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova. On the other hand, as far as Appellate Prosecution is concerned, the respective vacancy shall not take place, since KPC member comi…

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Prishtina, 5th of November 2015 – There was held the one-hundred-seventh meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. In this meeting, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council members have taken the decision to announce vacancy for one Prosecutor in the Office of Chief State Prosecutor, since Prosecutor Jusuf Mejzini is reaching the retirement age (65 years). KPC members have also taken the decision to announce the vacancy for civil society member. On the other ha…

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Prishtina, 11th of September 2015 – There was held the one-hundred-fifth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. Kosovo Prosecutorial Council members during this meeting have elected new members of the Disciplinary Committee. The latter has taken place since upon the amendment of the Law on State Prosecutor and Law on KPC the mandate of the members of the afore-mentioned Committee has ceased to exist. In the capacity of the Chairman of the Comm…

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Prishtina, 7th of August 2015 – There was held the hundred-fourth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. In this meeting members of Prosecutorial Council have approved the Regulation that defines the election procedure of the KPC members, from the entry into force and further. Today, KPC members have also approved the Regulation that sets the rules and procedures for organizing the admission of the candidates for Prosecutors from non-majority …

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Prishtina, 4th of August 2015 – There was held the one-hundred-third meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. KPC members during this meeting have discussed regarding the Regulation on the election of Prosecutorial Council members. Members have judged that the candidates who apply for KPC members shall be Prosecutors with the permanent mandate. Members have approved the proposition that every Chief Prosecutor in duty shall have the right to appl…

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Prishtina, 24th of July 2015 – There was held the hundred-second meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. On behalf of the Prosecutors` Appointment Committee in the Office of Chief State Prosecutor, Chairman of the Committee, Chief State Prosecutor Aleksandër Lumezi, on his briefing has informed that following the review of the documents and interviewing seven candidates who have applied for the vacancy announcement for Prosecutors in the Offic…

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Prishtina, 9th of July 2015 – There was held the hundredth-first meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by the Head of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. In this meeting, members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council have discussed about the mandates of KPC members and the new composition of KPC based on the amendments of the Law on KPC, which will entry into force on 1st of January 2016. Following the discussions of KPC members regarding this matter, unanimously was concluded that for the sake of the …

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Prishtina, 26th of June 2015 – There was held the hundredth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by the Chairman of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. During this meeting members of Prosecutorial Council following the discussions have established the Committee in charge of Reconsideration for Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova and the Committee in charge of Reconsideration for the Office of Chief State Prosecutor. Members of the Committee for OCHSP were assigned to be: Idain Ismaijli…

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Prishtina, 29th of May 2015 –There was held the ninety-ninth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by the Head of Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, AleksandërLumezi. During this meeting members of Prosecutorial Council have discussed and approved draft-Regulation of the Steering Committee of TIK-SMIL Project, with all amendments incorporated. Head of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, AleksandërLumezi, has also delegated his rights to KPC members, JetishMaloku, for his representation in the Steering Committee of TIK/SMI…

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Prishtina, 19th of May 2015 – There was held the joint meeting between Kosovo Prosecutorial Council and Kosovo Judicial Council, chaired by Head of Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. In this meeting there were discussions regarding the review of the plan on tax payment by different organizations and citizens, including businesses as well. The purpose behind this plan is that Sate Prosecutor, Kosovo Police, FIU and KTA shall work together in investigation of suspects for tax evasion. These Institutions shall work …

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Prishtina, 13th of May 2015 – There is held the ninety-eight meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by Head of the Prosecutorial Council, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi. Head of KPC, simultaneously Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi, has made a call to all members of Prosecutorial Council to leave behind dissatisfactions they have with each other and to strengthen cooperation among themselves, by working together in order to increase the KPC performance effectiveness and improvement of Council`s image. Chairman…

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Prishtina, 29th of September, 2014 – Acting Chief State Prosecutor, simultaneously Head of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Sylë Hoxha, today has received for a meeting Director of Kosovo Judicial Institute, Lavdim Krasniqi, with whom he has discussed about the possibilities of deepening cooperation between State Prosecutor and Kosovo Judicial Institute. During this meeting KPC Head Hoxha and Director Krasniqi have discussed about the continuous processes of trainings of new Prosecutors and Prosecutors in general, which are provided by the Judicial In…

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Prishtina, 9th of september 2014 – There is held seventy-eighth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial council, chaired by Acting Chief State Prosecutor, simultaneously Head of the Council, Sylë Hoxha. During this meeting Prosecutorial Council has established the Committee in charge of appointing 18 candidates for Prosecutors throughout Basic Prosecutions, and the Council has also established the Committee in charge of appointing Prosecutors in the Office of Chief State Prosecutor and Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosovo. Prosecutorial Council has also chan…

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Prishtina, 18th of July, 2014 – There was held the seventy-fourth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by the Chief State Prosecutor, simultaneously Head of the Council, Mr. Ismet Kabashi. During this meeting Prosecutorial Council established the Working Group in charge of the review of the catalogue of recommendations given by the EU Project for supporting KPC and KJC, regarding the Kosovo prosecutorial system. The Working Group shall be chaired by the Deputy Head of Prosecutorial Council, Mr. Idain Ismailji, Head of the Working Groups, and…

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Prishtina, 20th of June 2014 – The seventy-second meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council was held, chaired by Chief State Prosecutor, simultaneously Head of the Council, Mr. Ismet Kabashi. During this meeting the Prosecutorial Council has reviewed and approved the Administrative Directive on defining rules and procedures for public money expenditures in the prosecutorial system. The purpose behind the named Directive is increasing the effectiveness, adjusting needs and working conditions in the prosecutorial system, by aiming fair implementation of the…

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ALEKSANDER LUMEZI IS SELECTED IN THE POST OF CHIEF STATE PROSECUTOR

Prishtina, 6th of June 2014 – There is held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by Chief State Prosecutor, simultaneously Head of the Council, Mr Ismet Kabashi. In this meeting, in the post of Chief State Prosecutor was elected Mr Aleksandër Lumezi, who until now has held the position of the Chief Prosecutor of Appellate Prosecution. The elected Chief Prosecutor Aleksandër Lumezi has received four votes, versus the candidate Shyqyri Syla who has received three votes, whereas the candidate Jetish Maloku did not receiv…

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JOINT CONFERENCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RIK/SMIL PROJECT

Prishtina – 7th of April, 2014, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council (KPC) and Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC), have held a joint conference regarding the TIK-SMIL Project. Present in this meeting were, Chief State Prosecutor, Mr. Ismet Kabashi, Head of KJC, Mr. Enver Peci, Chief Prosecutors of Basic Prosecutions, all Presidents of the Courts, Ambassador of the Norwegian Embassy in Prishtina, as well as other invited attendees. Before the present ones was disclosed the TIK-SMIL Project, which has for purpose digitalization and implementation of the Case Management Sy…

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THE NEXT MEETING OF KOSOVO PROSECUTORIAL COUNCIL IS HELD

Prishtina, 25th of February, 2014 – There was held the sixtieth second meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by Chief State Prosecutor, who at same time is Chair of the Council, Mr. Ismet Kabashi. During this meeting there was reviewed and approved the Annual Performance Report for year 2013, of Basic Prosecutions in Prishtina, Ferizaj, Peja, Gjakova, Mitrovica as well as of the Appellate Prosecution and Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosovo. The Performance Annual Report was valued highly by the members of Kosovo Prosecutorial C…

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THERE WAS HELD THE NEXT MEETING OF KOSOVO PROSECUTORIAL COUNCIL MEMBERS

27th of December, 2013 Prishtina – There was held the sixtieth meeting of members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by Chief State Prosecutor, who at the same time is Chairman of the Council, Mr. Ismet Kabashi. During the meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council was reviewed and approved the Regulation on establishment and functioning of the National Coordinator, in order to increase the effectiveness in criminal prosecution of criminal offenders, sequestration and confiscation of material benefits gained through criminal offences. Kosovo Pr…

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THERE WAS HELD THE FIFTY-EIGHTH MEETING OF MEMBERS OF KOSOVO PROSECUTORIAL COUNCIL

1st of November, 2013, Prishtina – there was held the fifty-eighth meeting of the members of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, chaired by Chief State Prosecutor who at the same time is Chair of the Council, Mr. Ismet Kabashi. In the meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council one of the topics discussed between members of the Council was Progress Report for year 2013. Following the discussions about this topic, members of Prosecutorial Council have agreed that they will deal with all measures in order to accomplish all obligations as provided by the named report. K…

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THE NEXT MEETING OF KOSOVO PROSECUTORIAL COUNCIL MEMBERS WAS HELD, IN WHICH MEETING WERE BROUGHT IMPORTANT DECISIONS FOR THE PROSECUTORIAL SYSTEM OF KOSOVO

Prishtina, 4th of October, 2013 –  Today was held the fifty-sixth meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council members, chaired by Chief State Prosecutor, who at the same time is Chairman of the Council, Mr. Ismet Kabashi. In this meeting took place performance assessment of 27 Prosecutors, whose initial mandate expires on 22nd of October, 2013. Following the Prosecutors` performance assessment and respective documents, Kosovo Prosecutorial Council has brought the decision to give the proposition to the President of the Republic of Kosovo to reappoint  …

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THERE IS SIGNED THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN KPC, KJC, KP, AND ECAP, REGARDING ELECTIONS OF 2013

Prishtina, 18 September 2013 – Today was signed the Memorandum of Understanding between Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Kosovo Judicial Council, Central Election Commission, Kosovo Police and Elections Complaints and Appeals Panel. The purpose behind signing of this Memorandum is increasing the cooperation and coordination between the above mentioned Institutions, for undertaking needed activities to fight successfully, including prevention of all those who contradict the provisions of the Law into force concerning the criminal offences related to the vot…

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THE NEXT MEETING OF KOSOVO PROSECUTORIAL COUNCIL MEMBERS WAS HELD

 Prishtina, 29th of August, 2013 -Today was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council members, chaired by Chief State Prosecutor, who at the same time is Chairman of the Council, Mr. Ismet Kabashi. In this meeting took place the performance review of Prosecutors: Arben Kadriu from the Serious Crimes Prosecution Department in the Basic Prosecution in Gjilan and Agron Matjani from the Serious Crimes Prosecution Department in the Basic Prosecution in Gjakova, to who the initial mandate expires on 20th of August, 2013. Following the review of performance a…

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THE NEXT MEETING OF KOSOVO PROSECUTORIAL COUNCIL MEMBERS WAS HELD

Prishtina, 13th of August, 2013 – Today was held the next meeting of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council members, chaired by Chief State Prosecutor, who at the same time is Chairman of the Council, Mr. Ismet Kabashi. In this meeting took place the performance review of Prosecutors: Arben Kadriu from the Serious Crimes Prosecution Department in the Basic Prosecution in Gjilan and Agron Matjani from the Serious Crimes Prosecution Department in the Basic Prosecution in Gjakova, to who the initial mandate expires on 20th of August, 2013. Following the review of perform…

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