Organised by the Development Office of the College of Europe for Lawyers of the Prime Minister's Office and related ministries of Kosovo.
In December 2003 the College of Europe started cooperating with GTZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit) on a Project of Support to the Prime Minister’s Office funded by the European Agency for Reconstruction.
As Kosovo’s Primer Minister's Office is currently coordinating the process of harmonization of legislation to EU standards, a training need emerged within the related ministries in order to upgrade the competences and skills of officials involved on this process.
As a subcontractor for GTZ, the College of Europe tackled this need by setting up a series of focused and tailor-made desktop training on the Theory and Practice of Harmonization of Legislation, covering both theoretical and operational aspects facilitating this process.
The trainees were Professionals working at the Legal Office within the Prime Minister’s Office and the different line ministries of the self-government in Kosovo. All of them had previously attended the training provided by the College of Europe in December 2003-January 2004 on EU affairs.
Two young Professionals working at the Prime Minister’s Office have been admitted to the College of Europe to attend the Master’s Programme during the academic year 2004-2005.
In 2004 the College of Europe has also organised other specific training activities for the officials of the Prime Minister’s Office and line ministries, namely: