Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Novi Sad
The Judicial Academy orgnized a training entitled Acquiring specialized knowledge in the area of the rights of the child at the Appellate Court in Novi Sad on 29 March 2019.

Acquiring specialized knowledge in the area of the rights of the child - Source: Judicial Academy
The training was orgnized for judges of the civil branches in the jurisdiction of the Novi Sad Appellate Court, and the topics discussed during this training included:
  • Preparation of a child for appearance before the court and the role of the court in such preparations;
  • Hearing of a child;
  • Free expression of child’s opinion before the court – forming and expression of an opinion, assessment of the opinion, communication with a child;
  • Surrendering a minor and child custody removal – the process of planning and its participants and assessment of the best interest of the child.

The lecturers on this training were Ljiljana Marković, a child pedagogist and Mikaina Stevanović, a special edcation pedagogist.

Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade
The Judicial Academy organized a 3-day seminar on the topic of acquiring specialized knowledge in the field of the child rights. The seminar was held at the premises of the First Basic Court in Belgrade from 10-12 April, 2019.
Acquiring specialized knowledge in the field of the child rights - Source: Judicial Academy
On the first day of the seminar, the participating judges had an opportunity to hear a lecture on the topic of preventing domestic violence, with reference to the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence. The lecturers were Nebojša Đuričić, a judge of the Second Basic Court and Jelica Bojanić-Kerkez, a judge of the Supreme Court of Cassation.
On the second day, Ljiljana Marković and Mikaina Stevanović had an opportunity to speak on the this topic from their respective perspectives of a child psychologist, while on the third day of the seminar, Zorana Delibašić, a judge of the Supreme Court of Cassation spoke about the child rights and exercising parental rights.
This 3-day seminar was attended by 45 participants within the jurisdiction of the Belgrade Court of Appeal.
Author: Judicial Academy

On 17 and 18 December 2019, as the result of the good last-year cooperation and positive results of the seminar, the Judicial Academy, in cooperation with the United Nations Team, for 40 participants, organized a two-day workshop on the topic: „Direct application of the United Nations standards in the area of the protection of human rights“.