Meeting with the President of the Basic Court in Gjakova, Mr. Vaton Durguti

Gjakova, 13 October 2017 – Representatives of Lëvizja FOL in the framework of meetings with the President of the Basic Courts of Kosovo met today, Vaton Durguti, President of the Basic Court in Gjakova. The discussion topic of this meeting was the work and working conditions in this court. The topic of discussion was also statistics on counter-corruption cases.

“The Basic Court of Gjakova faces a small influx of corruption cases, because we treat these subjects with a high priority. At the Basic Court of Gjakova there are currently 15 judges, 5 of whom work in the Department for Serious Crimes. For this reason we do not have cases older than 2 years, “Durguti said. According to him, the meetings with the parties are regular every Monday, where in these meetings is present also he as chairman of the court.

The Basic Court of Gjakova, currently works in the old building, because the new building has not been inaugurated. Also, this court does not have a special office of statistics as well as no court spokesperson.

This grant is funded by the Democratic Society Promotion (DSP) project – funded by the Swiss Cooperation Office in Kosovo (SCO-K) and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DANIDA) and managed by the Kosovo Civil Society Foundation (KCSF).