Regional Conference of Constitutional Courts

8 October 2021 - President of the Croatian Constitutional Court, Dr Miroslav Šeparović, took part in an on-line Regional Conference of Constitutional Courts, organised by the Constitutional Court of Serbia and the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ).

Participants, presidents of constitutional courts of: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, a judge from Slovenia, and the IRZ representatives, discussed about the constitutional protection of the right to respect of family life. On the occasion, President Šeparović gave a speech about protection of rights of persons of same-sex and foster care as a form of family life, emphasising at the end that competent bodies, when deciding on foster care status, respect and implement the decision of the Constitutional Court.

All participants found the regional conference useful for both the exchange of experience and fostering the standards of human rights protection throughout the region.