International Summer School on Institutional Reforms Opened in Sarajevo

sarajevo panoramaThe international summer school ‘institutional reforms in South East European countries in the light of European integration’’ began yesterday in Sarajevo and will last until 27 July.

The summer school will teach 27 students chosen out of 160 applications, on the theoretical and practical aspects of European integration in the context of the process of South East European countries, said last night during the official opening.

Association ‘Pravnik’ is organizing the summer school for seven years in a row, and member of the Board of Directors of the Association Sanjin Hamidičević told Fena that lectures and workshops would be held by a number of eminent experts that represent the European Parliament and the Council of Europe, members of the UN Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, professors of well-known European and global universities.

Hamidičević said that previous summer schools have had great success and expressed hope that this summer school would provide similar results, especially in the field of exchange of experience between lecturers and students.

“This year the lectures will be focused on institutional reform, and will begin with transitional justice and we will finish with experiences in BiH and Romania. This will not be only a conventional lecture but also workshops and some events’’, explained Hamidičević.

The seventh summer school is being held in cooperation with the program of the rule of law in South East Europe of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

The leader of this program Thorsten Geissler said at the opening that these 27 students were chosen on the basis of their quality and conviction of the organizers of the school that they would contribute to the success of this program.

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