President Omejec gave a speech at the 2014 Project Conference of the European Law Institute

25 September 2014 - at the "2014 Project Conference" of the European Law Institute Professor Dr Jasna Omejec, President of the Court, delivered a speech in the panel on Future of the human rights litigation in Europe. She spoke from the perspective of a Judge of the Constitutional Court form a new EU member state and grounded her speech on interlacing of the three different legal areas in our country: the national one, the legal area of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and the one of the EU, with their own fundamental rights catalogues. At the same time she pointed out the particularities of the constitutional judiciary in the post-communist countries, like Croatia. At the end she also emphasised that the future development of the human rights litigation depends on the accession of the EU to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and invoked the need to build a multilevel cooperation, or network or dialogue of national constitutional courts, the Strasbourg Court and the Luxembourg Court.

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