Separation of Powers and Independence of Judiciary was discussed at a roundtable held in Pristina on 25 January, organised by EUKOJUST, the EU-funded project for the justice system reform. Report on Separation of Powers and Independence with comparative constitutional solutions, relevant ECJ jurisprudence, and comparative structure of the Ministry of Justice prepared by prof. Ivan Vanja Savić, EUKOJUST STE was presented at the roundtable.
EUKOJUST experts and Kosovo justice system officials (Enver Peci, President of the Supreme court of Kosovo, Aleksandër Lumezi, Chief State Prosecutor, Blerim Sallahu, Deputy Minister, Albert Zogaj, President of Kosovo Judicial Council, Jetish Maloku, President of Kosovo Prosecutor Council and Enver Fejzullahu Director of Judicial Academy) presented their views and developing a common ground of effective cooperation between three branches of power within Kosovo Legal System (legislation-executive-judiciary) and finding the mechanism for achieving better cooperation for reform activities and for meeting EU criteria for integration process without jeopardizing independence of judiciary.
This is important for achieving a common understanding of the framework in which particular stakeholders are operating as well as finding best ways for mutual cooperation. This is needed for reforms which are essential of the European integration processes of Kosovo.