NEWS

Serbian Courts Introduce Electronic Filing of Documents

 

The large number of old pending cases is a major challenge facing Serbia’s courts. Faster court proceedings and improved efficiency of the judicial system depend on several factors, most importantly good case management and communication. To help make this process easier, EWMI’s USAID-funded Separation of Powers Program (SPP)...

 

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SPP PROGRAM

 

 

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Contract Law Textbook Released

 

On April 16, 2014, EWMI and the National Center for Commercial Law (NCCL) at Free University held an event to publicly present a newly published, Georgian language, Contract Law Textbook.  Georgia’s leading experts in contract law wrote the book over the course of the last year - under the editing direction and with the financial support of EWMI through the Judicial Independence and Legal Empowerment Project (JILEP)...

 

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JILEP PROGRAM

 

 

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Burma Civil Society Leaders Join Regional Exchange Visits in Cambodia

Sixteen leaders representing several civil society and legal aid groups from Burma traveled to Cambodia in March to participate in intensive weeklong regional exchange visits with counterparts in their professional sectors. The three regional exchanges were among several planned under the Donor-Advised Fund Burma, implemented by Partners Asia and EWMI...

 

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EWMI Organizes Cambodian LGBT Law Conference for Equal Rights

 

More than sixty lawyers, law students, LGBT activists, human rights defenders, and Ministry of Justice officials assembled in Phnom Penh for the first Cambodian LGBT Law Conference.  Conference participants met to discuss ways to ensure the LGBT community has equal rights and protections under Cambodian law.  The purpose of the conference was to identify legal issues facing the LGBT community...

 

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PRAJ2 PROGRAM

 

 

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EWMI’S Work in Romania Cited as an Example for Future Reforms

 

Every six months, the European Commission reports under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism on Bulgaria and Romania’s progress with judicial reform and the fight against corruption.  In the Commission’s most recent report, released on January 22, 2014, EWMI’s work in Romania under the Court Optimization Project from 2011-2013 was highlighted as a successful model...

 

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COIR PROGRAM