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Nedim Ademovic

Personal details

 

 

 

 

Objective

Sex: male

Date of birth: February 3, 1972

Place of birth: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Marital status: married

Citizenship: Bosnian

 

 

Work experience

V.2012 –                       Bar Association of Canton Sarajevo

Attorney at Law

VI.2010 –                      Scientific Research Institute “Evropska akademija Sarajevo”

IX.2010 –                      Law Faculty of the University in Zenica

Ass. Prof. of Constitutional Law and Constitutional Justice

VI.2010 –                      Scientific Research Institute “Evropska akademija Sarajevo”

Director

IX.2009 –                      Law Faculty of the University in Bihać

Ass. Prof. of Constitutional Law

VII. 2009 –V.2010          European Academy Bolzano, Representing Office in Sarajevo

Director

I. 2009 – present           Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Head of Office of the President President of the Constitutional Court of BH

VII. 2007 – I.2009          Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Senior legal adviser

I. 2007 – VI.2006           Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Head of a provisional Department

I. 2005 – XII.2006          Commission for Human Rights for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Registrar

X. 2004 – I. 2005           Commission for Human Rights for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Senior lawyer

I. 2000-IX.2004              Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina                                                  

Legal adviser

1995-1996                     WUS Austria (NGO)

Logistics officer

§  Legal support and organization of the maintenance of supplies to the Universities of Bosnia and Herzegovina within the program “Academic life line”

 

 

 

Education

II 2006                          Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Advocate exam

X 2004                          Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bar exam

IV 2004                         Institute for Public Law at Karl-Franzens University Graz, Austria

Dissertation

Doctoral thesis: Four Freedoms of the EC in Context of Bosnia and Herzegovina

IX-XI 2002                     The Institute of European Law of the University of Birmingham,

Human Rights Law and Practice Programme

Certificate of participation

 

IX 2000               European Academy of Bozen

Summeracademy 2000

Region and Minorities in a Greater Europe

Certificate of participation

1995-1999                     Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria

Master's degree in law

Diploma thesis: “Human Rights Organizations under the Dayton-Agreement and their Cooperation”

1991-1994                     University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Law, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Finished first two years of Faculty with an excellent note (9.0)

1987-1991-                    High School, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Emphasis of social science

1979-1987                     Elementary School in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Extracurricular activities

1993-1994                     UNICEF, Sarajevo Office, logistics officer, (organization of distribution of humanitarian food)

1996-1999                     Club of Bosnian Students, Austria, member of a body of representation

VIII. 2001                      UNHCR and Council of Europe, Office in Sarajevo, facilitator and speaker at the Seminar of the “European Convention on Human Rights and the Return/Reintegration of Refugees & Internally Displaced Persons”

X. 2001                         European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (ITC) and Austrian Lawyer’s Chamber, facilitator and speaker at the training course for lawyers and judges from Bosnia and Herzegovina with regard to Human Rights and Democracy issues.

XII. 2001                       European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (ITC), speaker at the Seminar for lawyers and judges from Bosnia and Herzegovina: “Applicable Constitutional Law in Bosnia and Herzegovina

IX. 2006                        UNDP, national expert, training for BH-State Court lawyers:Support to the BH Court”, ECHR and the BH Constitutional Rights.

XI. 2006                        Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, lecturer „ECHR and Constitutional Rights and Freedoms“

VII. 2007                       ABA ROLI, OSCE ODIHR, national expert, speaker „International Human Rights Norms Restricting Retroactive Application of Criminal Law and Their Interpretation in the Practice of International Tribunals”

IX-XII. 2007                   Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, expert, speaker „BH Constitution between the Individual and Collective Rights”, public debate in Foča, Bugojno, Livno, Doboj and Sarajevo.

VIII. 2008                      The Rule of Law Program South East Europe (RLP SEE) of the Konrad-Adenauer-Fondation, Summer School in Sarajevo for PhD students: “Rule of Law in Theory and Practice”, lecturer “Special Protection of Human Rights in Crisis Regions – the example of the Human Rights Chamber according to Annex 6 of the Dayton Peace Agreement (DPA)” and “The difference between law and politics, between judges and politicians”

IV. 2009                        Law Faculty in Banja Luka, lecturer, “Constitutional Human Rights in the Criminal Law through the Jurisprudence”

V. 2009                         European Regional Master's Degree in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe, Sarajevo, Cluster V, 2009 Mechanisms for Human Rights Protection, lecturer “Rule of Law and Access to Justice in the Context of Human Rights Protection”

XI. 2011                        Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Cadenabbia, Italy, introductory speech: „Efficient State vs. Equality of ethnicities? Priorities of Constitutional Reform Process “

 2012-                           Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Sarajevo, „Position of Croatian People in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, One-Year-Project, Project-Leader XI. 2011                             

2012                             GIZ GmbH at al., Project “Förderung und Versöhnungprozesse in Bosnien und Herzegowina”; Project-leader

2012-2013                     Council of Europe, Project “Development and Support of the “eb Portal on Human Rights and the Constitutional Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, www.ustavnareforma.ba; Project-leader

 

International Commitments and Activities

 

VII. 2007                       Council of Europe, Batumi, Georgia, expert opinion: „ Jurisdiction of Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights in Conflict Zones

XI. 2011                        Council of Europe, Ankara, Turkey, expert opinion within Joint Project on Enhancing the Role of the Supreme Judicial Authorities in respect of European Standards: “Filtering of Individual Applications to the Constitutional Court of Turkey”

XI. 2012                        OSCE Mission in Montenegro, “Expert support to the Constitutional Court of Montenegro”, 5 weeks capacity building assistance.

 

Publications

Book: „Constitutional Law in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, Konrad Adenauer Foundation”(ed), Sarajevo, 2013, co-author with Prof. Dr. Joseph Marko and Ass. Prof. Dr. Goran Marković;

Codex: „Codex of Constitutional Law in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, Konrad Adenauer Foundation”(ed), Sarajevo, 2013,editor.

Contribution: „Importance and Methods of Interpretation through the Jurisprudence of the BH Constitutional Court”, Law Faculty of the University of Zenica (ed), November 2011.

Article: “Critical review to the Position of the 'Others' within the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina through the Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the European Court of Human Rights”, Faculty of Political Science of the University of Sarajevo (ed), Sarajevo (2010), p. 125-141

Article: “Law and Rights”: Constitutional Changes in Bosnia and Herzegovina – between the Necessity and Impossibility”, Agenda, Heinrich Böhl Stiftung (ed), Sarajevo (2010), no. 3, p. 9…

Article: “The nature and implications of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in “Sejdić and Finci v. Bosnia and Herzegovina”, Office of the European Academy Bozen in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Institute for Social Science Research (ed), 2010, p. 10-33

Commentary: Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Konrad Adenauer Foundation (ed), Sarajevo, 2010, co-author with dr. iur. Christian Steiner et al. (Bosnian, English and German).

Article: „Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Right to Liberty and Security of the Person through Relevant Case Law “,Review of Central and European Law (ed), Leiden (2007), Volume 32, p. 381-409.

Contribution: „Sustainable Concepts or Lost Ways of the International Community“, Foundation Heinrich Böhl (ed), Sarajevo (2007), p. 78-83.

Article: “Constituent People and Constitutional Amendments: Visa to Enter the Past”, Open Society Fund Bosnia and Herzegovina, Puls demokratije (ed.), July - August 2007, available on <www.pulsdemokratije.ba>

Digest: „Decisions on Admissibility and Merits, Commission for Human Rights within the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina” (ed), Sarajevo (2006) (coauthor and editor). 

Article: „Lack of Understanding of the Concept of Constituent Peoples: An Obstacle to the Development of Bosnia and Herzegovina as a Civil State, published in “Dijalog”, Academy of Sciences and Art of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ed), Sarajevo (2006).

Article: “European Social Charter in BiH – Forgotten Rights”, Open Society Fund Bosnia and Herzegovina, Puls demokratije (ed.), November-December 2006, available on <www.pulsdemokratije.ba>

Article: „Certain Aspects of the Constitutional System of Bosnia and Herzegovina through Theory and Jurisprudence”, published in “Pravna misao”, no. 5-6 2006, Federal Ministry of Justice (ed), Sarajevo (2006), p. 55-68.

Handbook: “Right to liberty and security of person -  Article 5 of the European Convention for Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms through Relevant Case-Law in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Strasbourg ”, Centar za promociju civilnog društva (ed), Sarajevo (2005).

Article: “Moral – Reason for Limiting the Constitutional Freedom of Expression in BiH” - published in “Pravni savjetnik”, no. I/2004, Centar za promociju civilnog društva (ed.), Sarajevo (2004), p. 14-20.

Contribution: “Kompetenzstreitigkeiten im Gefüge von Dayton“, published in: Bosnien und Herzegowina im Horizont Europas, Wofgang Graf Vitzthum, Ingo Winkelmann (ed.), Berlin 2003, p. 109-151;

Article: „Just satisfaction and  the European Court of Human Rights“, published in “Pravni savjetnik”, no. III/2003, Centar za promociju civilnog društva (ed.), Sarajevo (2003), p. 64-74.

Article: “Position of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina within the Dayton Agreement”, published in “Pravni savjetnik”, no. V/2002, Centar za promociju civilnog društva (ed.), Sarajevo (2002).

Article: Exhaustion of Legal Remedies – Principle of the International Law incorporated in Legal System of Bosnia and Herzegovina”, published in “Pravni savjetnik”, no. VII/2001, Centar za promociju civilnog društva (ed.), Sarajevo (2001), p. 50-60

Languages

Bosnian – Mother tongue

English – reading, writing and speaking: V.G.

German – reading, writing and speaking: V.G.

French – reading, writing and speaking: good

 

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