Recommendations of the Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo for increasing the transparency and accountability of the Croatian judiciary

To eliminate certain shortcomings of the Croatian judiciary, Centre Miko Tripalo is submitting for public consideration several recommendations to increase the transparency of the judicial system, strengthen the mechanisms for the accountability of judges, and democratizing the elections of the State Judicial Council. The recommendations propose reforms that can be achieved firstly through decisions of …

Comments on the Proposed New Law on the Prevention of Conflicts of Interest

Summary The new law would change the election procedure for the President and members of the Commission for preventing conflicts of interest by increasing the number of candidates on whom the Parliament will vote. Although the votes from the majority of members of Parliament will be required for being elected, the proposal does not provide …

Guest Lecture JUDICIARY AND RULE OF LAW – THE CROATIAN WAY

On Monday, 8 June 2020, Centre for Democracy Miko Tripalo, in cooperation with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Zagreb, organized an online guest lecture and accompanying online discussion entitled Judiciary and Rule of Law – the Croatian Way. This event was organized as part of Centre Miko Tripalo’s Jean Monnet Project European Values ​ in a New Member …

Guest Lecture CHALLENGES OF EUROSCEPTICISM IN CROATIA AND THE EU

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, Center for Democracy and Law, Miko Tripalo, Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO), Trans-European Association for Policy Studies (TEPSA) from Brussels, with assistance from the Delegation of the European Commission in Croatia and the Office of the European Parliament in Croatia, organized a panel discussion and accompanying guest lecture …

International Conference EUROPEAN VALUES, MEMBER STATES, AND THE FUTURE OF THE EU, day two

The second day of the international conference European Values, Member States, and the Future of the EU, organized by Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo, was held on Friday, 6 December 2019, in the Aula of the University of Zagreb. The first speaker on the panel on justice and rule of law was Susana …

International Conference EUROPEAN VALUES, MEMBER STATES, AND THE FUTURE OF THE EU, day one

Centre for Democracy and Law organized an international conference European Values, Member States, and the Future of the EU that was held on 5 and 6 December 2019, at the House of Europe in Zagreb. The conference is part of the Jean Monnet project European Values in a New Member State: Croatia in the First …

Roundtable JUSTICE, EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN CROATIA

On Monday, 13 May 2019 at 10:30 in the Aula of the University of Zagreb, Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo organized a roundtable Justice, Equality and Diversity in Croatia. This roundtable is part of Centre Miko Tripalo’s Jean Monnet project entitled European Values in a New Member State: Croatia in the First Five Years of …

Project DESTINATION EU in the Croatian Parliament

On Thursday, 11 April 2019, a joint thematic session of the Committee on the Familiy, Youth and Sports and the European Affairs Committee was held in Croatian Parliament, where members and associates of Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo presented the results of the project Destination EU: The Future of Youth in Croatia, which …

Roundtable CITIZEN’S RIGHTS AND CHALLENGES TO DEMOCRACY IN CROATIA

On Thursday, 21 March 2019 at 10:30 in the Aula of the University of Zagreb, Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo organized a roundtable Citizen’s Rights and Challenges to Democracy in Croatia. This roundtable is part of Centre Miko Tripalo’s Jean Monnet project entitled European Values in a New Member State: Croatia in the First Five …