Law Professionals-Belgrade, Serbia-April 23, 20102010, Law Professionals, National Consultation, Serbia
National Consultation with Legal Professionals in Serbia on the Initiative for RECOM
Consultation was organized by the Humanitarian Law Center on April 23, 2010. The consultation was held in the City of Belgrade Town Hall and was attended by 32 legal professionals, mostly attorneys, several judges (Justice Snežana Nikolić – Garotić from the Belgrade High Court, Justice Miroslav Alimpić from the High Court of Novi Sad, and Dragan Janićijević, President of the High Court in Jagodina), personnel of the War Crimes Department of the Belgrade High Court, Mioljub Vitorović from the Office of the War Crimes Prosecutor of the Republic of Serbia, and representatives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe (CoE) in Serbia. Nataša Kandić from the Humanitarian Law Center in Serbia gave an introductory speech and moderated the part of the discussion titled “The Mandate, the Goals, and the Relationship between RECOM and War Crimes Trials.” Dragan Popović from the Youth Initiative for Human Rights led the “Why RECOM” part of the discussion, and Jasminka Hasanbegović, law professor at Belgrade University’s Faculty of Law, discussed issues regarding the establishing of RECOM and other qualifying legal facts.