50th anniversary of constitutional judiciary in Serbia

18 October 2013 - President of the Croatian Constitutional Court, Professor Dr Jasna Omejec, participated in the ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Serbia, held in Belgrade from 16 to 18 October 2013. 

At the international conference "Position and perspectives of constitutional justice" she addressed the participants, among which also delegations of different European Constitutional Courts and the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, with a lecture on the perspectives of national constitutional judiciary in the European judicial area, specially emphasising the necessity for constitutional courts to create the European constitutional knowledge network through their mutual multi-level cooperation. In this network, the national courts should function as pillars in the European architecture of the protection of human rights together with the two European Courts, as powerful members of the corporate team. The participants were also addressed by Mr Tomislav Nikolić, President of the Republic of Serbia.