The newly appointed Ombudsman of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dr Jasmina Džumhur, Ms. Nives Jukić and Dr Nevenko Vranješ visited the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 11 October 2022.
The Ombudsman were received by the President of the Constitutional Court Ms. Valerija Galić and Vice-Presidents Mr. Miodrag Simović and Mr. Mirsad Ćeman.
President Galić and Vice-Presidents Simović and Ćeman presented to the Ombudsman the facts on the constitutional position, organization and functioning of the Constitutional Court of BiH, appellate and abstract jurisdiction, as well as relevant statistics on the work of the Constitutional Court. The present also referred to the place and role of the Constitutional Court of BiH in the constitutional structure of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the importance of decisions of the Constitutional Court of BiH in the legal system of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In addition, they stressed the importance of their implementation. Both parties expressed their will and enthusiasm for advancement of the current cooperation between the Constitutional Court of BiH and the Institution of Human Rights Ombudsman of BiH particularly in terms of human rights protection and fundamental freedoms.
The Ombudsman expressed their gratitude for the reception, exchange of opinions and information received during the visit and extended their wishes for the successful continuation of the work of the Constitutional Court.