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Date: 20.05.2013. | Press Clipping
Campaigners for the RECOM reconciliation initiative said they had done all they could to promote a cross-regional truth committee and it was time for political leaders to act. Supporters of the RECOM initiative gathered for their ninth annual conference on transitional justice on Mount Jahorina...
Transitional justice, reconciliation key for restoring confidence in South Eastern Europe, say OSCE mission heads
Date: 17.05.2013. | News
SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 17 May 2013– The heads of the OSCE Missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia called for further efforts in transitional justice and reconciliation to ensure regional stability and prosperity ahead of the two-day conference in Jahorina in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Date: 07.05.2013. | Press Clipping
Macedonia has yet to face up to what happened in its 2001 conflict with Albanian rebels, says Biljana Vankovska, an advocate for Balkan reconciliation initiative RECOM. BIRN: Johan Tarculovski was the only ethnic Macedonian convicted by the Hague Tribunal of war crimes after his police unit...
Date: 29.04.2013. | RECOM-initiative-voice
So what are we to do with the legacy of the ICTY? This willprimarily depend on us. What we do with this legacy andhow we use it will depend on what kind of society we actually want to live in. For a start, wemust realize that, where the victims of the wars in the former Yugoslavia are the...
Date: 09.04.2013. | News
Belgrade - Nataša Kandić argues that the judgments rendered in the Gotovina, Markač and Perišić cases have demonstrated the limitations of a criminal justice which does not take due account of the victims of the wars.
Date: 08.04.2013. | News
Nataša Kandić said in Zagreb today that the process of dealing with the past in Serbia depends on the development of relations with Kosovo.
‘It is hard to imagine any regional cooperation on issues of the past in the absence of a normal relationship between Serbia and Kosovo,’ said Nataša Kandić, Founder of the Humanitarian Law Centre and Regional Coordinator of the RECOM Process, after presenting a regional report on transitional justice for the period 2011-2012.
Date: 05.04.2013. | Press Clipping
On April 2, 2013, the Center for Democracy and Transitional Justice from Banja Luka hosted a debate on the “Accomplishments and challenges of transitional justice in post-Yugoslav countries”. The aim was to start a public debate about the accomplishments so far and challenges ahead in the...
Date: 02.04.2013. | News
On April 2, 2013, the Center for Democracy and Transitional Justice from Banja Luka hosted a debate on the “Accomplishments and challenges of transitional justice in post-Yugoslav countries”. The aim was to start a public debate about the accomplishments so far and challenges ahead in the field of transitional justice in post-Yugoslav countries, with a particular emphasis on the state of transitional justice in B&H.
Date: 25.03.2013. | News
The President of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga, on 25 March 2013 appointed her legal adviser Selim Selimi as her personal envoy to RECOM’s Regional Expert Group.Personal envoys have so far been appointed by the presidents of Croatia, Montenegro and Macedonia, as well as by two members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The third member of the BH Presidency is expected to appoint his personal envoy too.
Date: 20.03.2013. | News
Reiterated the importance of regional cooperation and good neighbourly relations for Western Balkan countries in their path towards European integration; called on the authorities to continue to support the Initiative for REKOM, an initiative which is an important mechanism for the reconciliation process for the countries of the former Yugoslavia; called on the presidents of the countries which are yet to appoint their representatives to the REKOM to do so immediately so as to finalize the process of REKOM's formal establishment.