Director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation at the Constitutional Court

25 April 2018 - Dr Snježana Bagić, Deputy President of the Constitutional Court, received today Mr Hartmut Rank, new Director of the Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Ms Raluca Dobrean, program coordinator. Since its establishment in 2005, the Rule of Law Program SEE has been focusing on constitutional law, protection of human and minority rights, fight against corruption and European legal order. While introducing the Foundation activities, Director Rank emphasised a recent conference on facing the communist past in the SE Europe that the Foundation organised with the Croatian Catholic University in Zagreb. He further stressed that the Foundation is willing to support future projects of the Constitutional Court related to the protection and promotion of human rights. Dr Bagić strongly appreciated the 2015 Foundation Project related to the Publication of leading judgments of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany in the Croatian language, and its importance for the constitutional interpretation in proceedings for the protection of fundamental human rights of citizens and preservation of the national constitutional legal order. To that light, she welcomed all Foundation's projects to come, especially those in the Republic of Croatia.