Balkans Regional Program Background

Since 1991, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) has been supporting the Balkans region through a range of legal reform programs geared toward democratic governance and improvements to the rule of law. Specifically, ABA ROLI has more than 25 years of direct experience in the Western Balkans and has established effective working relationships with national governing bodies, the legislature, law enforcement, civil society organizations (CSOs), social service providers and leaders across the legal profession. Leaving a legacy of sustainable institutions and improved legal environments in each of the countries it currently works in, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia.