Press Conference The Western Balkan countries and the Visegrad Group: transparency in law-making

Center for Development of Civil Society (CDCS) organizes a press conference Western Balkan Countries and the Visegrad Group: transparency in law-making on Tuesday, April 29, 12:00 to 13:00, at the Media Center in Belgrade, Terazije 3.

The conference will discuss the (lack of) transparency of the legislative process in the region, the experiences of the countries of the Visegrad Group, as well as the role and contribution of civil society in the process of increasing legislative transparency. The conference proceedings Towards greater openness of the legislative process in the Western Balkans countries will be presented there.

The conference speakers are:

Zoltán Varga-Haszonits, Deputy Ambassador of Hungary

Ivana Ćirković, Director of the Office for Cooperation with Civil Society, Government of Republic of Serbia (confirmation expected)

Dr. Reményi Péter, Institute of Geostrategic Studies of Transnational Development, Hungary

Tamara Zrnović, Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in the Republic of Srpska

Đorđije Brkuljan, Center for Democratic Transition, Montenegro

Snežana Ilić, Centre for Development of Civil Society, Serbia

Simultaneous translation is provided.

The conference takes place as part of the project Increasing legislative transparency in the countries of Western Balkans, which CDCS implements with the support of the Visegrad Fund and in partnership with the Institute of Geostrategic Studies of Transnational Development (Hungary), the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (Poland), 1st Slovak nonprofit service center (Slovakia), the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in the Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina), the Centre for Democratic Transition (Montenegro) and the Institute for Community Development (Macedonia).