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Justice 2020" devoted to fighting corruption and organized crime

Pristina, 01 February 2019 - In the framework of the "Justice 2020" agenda in the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, the meeting of the leaders of the justice system was held, namely the Head of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, Bahri Hyseni, Head of Judicial Council, Nehat Idrizi and Minister of Justice, Abelard Tahiri, with the participation of representatives of the EU Office in Kosovo and representatives of the US Embassy.

The meeting was attended by the President of the Supreme Court Enver Peci, the President of the Court of Appeal, Hasan Shala, the Presidents of the Courts where the targeted cases are located, as well as the Prosecution and Judicial Coordinators for these cases.

The topic of this meeting was the assessment of progress in the solution of targeted cases related to visa liberalization and the encouragement to increase the efficiency in dealing with these cases.

"Increasing efficiency in addressing targeted cases should continue with the same intensity so that fighting organized crime and corruption can be measurable and in the function of strengthening rule of law and achieving full credentials in the visa liberalization process was told by the Board of “Justice 2020” meeting.

Within this Agenda aimed at increasing efficiency within the judicial and prosecutorial system for strengthening the rule of law, in function of processes related to visa liberalization, the leaders of the justice system have confirmed their commitment to fight against corruption and organized crime.

"The fight against organized crime and corruption is a fundamental priority of the institutions and independent law enforcement bodies. Access to criminal offenses of this nature will continue to be at the center of the activity of the institutions of the justice system, which will be reflected in strengthening the rule of law, increasing citizens' confidence in the justice system and other important processes for Republic of Kosovo, such as visa liberalization ", assessed the leaders of the" Justice 2020 "agenda.

During the meeting, the holders of justice system institutions decided to present in February a comprehensive report on the progress achieved in the fight against organized crime and corruption, through which the European Union countries will be informed about the progress achieved, with particular emphasis on addressing targeted cases.