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The Analysis of Implementation of Transparency Standards in Courts in the Republic of Serbia

The Analysis of Implementation of Transparency Standards in Courts in the Republic of Serbia

The right to free access to information of public importance is one of the most important mechanisms for controlling the work of public authority bodies. This right ensures their transparency, reduces the opportunity for corruption and protects public interests. The Constitution of the Republic of Serbia also says that public authority bodies have the obligation to ensure that their work is public and accessible to citizens. This area is more closely regulated by the Law on Free Access to Information of Public Importance.

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The Impact of the Law on Free Legal Aid on the Work of Civil Society Organizations

The Impact of the Law on Free Legal Aid on the Work of Civil Society Organizations

Author: Damjan Mileusnic Research Associates: Uros Misljenovic and Ana Toskic Cvetinovic Reviewer: Mihailo Pavlovic Translation: Tamara Ljubovic Design and Layout: Dosije studio, Beograd...

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Video Surveillance – A Means to Improve Security or Violate Citizen’s Privacy?

Video Surveillance – A Means to Improve Security or Violate Citizen’s Privacy?

Author: Kristina Kalajdzic Research Associates: Uros Misljenovic and Ana Toskic Cvetinovic Reviewer: Blazo Nedic Translation: Tamara Ljubovic Design and Layout: Dosije studio, Beograd...

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Ensuring Accountable and Transparent Work of Publicly Owned Corporations

Ensuring Accountable and Transparent Work of Publicly Owned Corporations

The Ministry of State Administration and Local Self-Government (hereinafter referred to as: Ministry) on February 5, 2018 opened the public consultation procedure aimed at amending the Law on Free Acc...

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Analysis of the Limits of Public Officials’ Privacy

Analysis of the Limits of Public Officials’ Privacy

Authors: Ana Toskić, dr Jelena Kleut, Kristina Kalajdžić, Uroš Mišljenović Publisher: Partneri za demokratske promene Srbija For the Publisher: Blažo Nedić Design and Layout: Kl...

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Support to the Implementation of Mediation in the Judiciary and the Bar in Serbia

Support to the Implementation of Mediation in the Judiciary and the Bar in Serbia

Authors: Blazo Nedic, Nebojsa Djuricic Editor: Blazo Nedic Publisher: Partners for Democratic Change Serbia April 2017....

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Criminal Law Reform – Assessment Report

Criminal Law Reform – Assessment Report

  Editor: Jugoslav Tintor Publisher: Bar Association of Serbia For the Publisher: Dragoljub Djordjevic Design and Layout: Kliker Dizajn, Belgrade Print: Manuarta, Belgrade Number...

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Protection of Privacy and Presumption of Innocence in the Media

Protection of Privacy and Presumption of Innocence in the Media

In May 2015 Partners Serbia started to work on the project Privacy Protection and Presumption of Innocence in the Media, within which we monitored printed, electronic and online media, with the aim of studying the observation of the two rights in media reports. An analysis was also made of the activities undertaken by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and public prosecutors’ offices, aiming to improve the level of personal data protection in these institutions, and especially prevent information abuse and disclosure to the media. We hope this report will represent a useful basis for further analysis, both of the situation in the media and of the achievement of the rule of law principle in Serbia, and that it will also serve as an impetus for further work aimed at protecting human rights in general in our society.

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Transparency and Privacy in Court Decisions

Transparency and Privacy in Court Decisions

The access to information in the possession of public authorities represents one of the foundations of an open and democratic society based on the rule of law. In terms of court decisions, the access to such information represents a mechanism for the realization of the procedural rights of participants in court proceedings, as well as for the achievement of transparency of the work of courts, which can considerably improve the public confidence in the judiciary. However, despite the fact that court decisions undoubtedly represent the information the public should have access to, in many jurisdictions, including Serbia, the rules of personal data protection, which also refer to the protection of personal data contained in court decisions, have been established.

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Guide to Consensual Financial Restructuring of Companies

Guide to Consensual Financial Restructuring of Companies

There is growing recognition internationally of the need for effective debt restructuring tools to improve the opportunities for business recovery. These tools also are one of the means of tackling the systemic issue of non-performing loans. The purpose of this Guide is to make the CFR procedure accessible to all potential users and to highlight the principal features and benefits of CFR. We hope that you find the Guide to be a useful source of information on CFR and debt restructuring generally.

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