The establishment of the High Judicial Council and the High Prosecutorial Council constitute the beginning of the procedures towards the temporary appointment of Serious Crimes Courts’ judges as well as the appointment of the candidate prosecutors for 15 positions in the Special Prosecution Office. These processes have not been completed yet and the on-going confirmation of judges and prosecutors by...
The process for the re-evaluation of the candidates for the High Judicial Council and the High Prosecutorial Council have been concluded in November. However this process may not be considered completed if the high number of appeals to the Special Appeals College will not lead to the failure of the already confirmed candidates, although the General Meeting of the Prosecutors...
Faced with the rampant corruption and the threat of an increasingly stronger organised crime, the Albanian political institutions and political actors initiated the judicial reform. The reform is driven by a strong internal demand, as the citizens want the judiciary to uphold the rule of law and deliver justice with no political, corruptive or criminal influences, and a broad...