On April 29, 2013, a roundtable “Reducing the fragmentation of the judiciary in the FBiH as a prerequisite for the establishment of an effective judicial system” will be held in the conference room of the Hotel Grand in Sarajevo.
The roundtable is organized by the Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI) and the Human Rights Center in Sarajevo on behalf of the Justice Network – an informal network of 64 non-governmental organizations active in the justice sector – with technical support from the USAID Justice Sector Development Project II. The roundtable will be attended by leading representatives of the judiciary and the executive, as well as representatives of civil society, media and international organizations in BiH.
The aim of the roundtable is through the presetation of the analysis of the existing legal framework for the financing of the judiciary in FBiH and the accompanying discussion participants make conclusions on key weaknesses and problems in the existing legal framework and to offer possible solutions that would in the shortest time lead to the reduction of the fragmentation of the judiciary and the establishment of an efficient judicial system in the FBiH.
This roundtable is a continuation of the activities undertaken by the Common Policy Forum and the members of the Justice Network following the signing of a Letter of Commitment, with the aim of strengthening the partnership between the government and non-governmental sector, which will in the future be the backbone for restoring citizens’ confidence in the judicial system of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The agenda can be downloaded here: Dnevni-red-29042013
 The Common Policy Forum is a body composed of representatives of the Ministry of Justice of BiH and the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of BiH, formed with the aim of achieving better coordination, advancing policies and accelerating the development of reforms in the justice sector.
 On February 5, 2013, the signing of a Letter of Commitment between the Common Policy Forum and the Justice Network on working together on the adoption and implementation of the Law on Free Legal Aid of BiH was held.