Mediterranean basin – Recent events
Jordan - Women’s participation in elections – international workshop
19 - 21/04/2016
Dead Sea – a delegation of the Venice Commission will participate in a workshop entitled «The role of electoral management bodies in enhancing women’s participation in elections», which will take place at the Dead Sea in Jordan, on 19-21 April 2016.
The Commission’s participation in the event will be funded through the South Programme "Towards strengthened democratic governance in the Southern Mediterranean", a joint programme funded by the European Union and implemented by the Council of Europe.
South Mediterranean - Regional UniDem Campus seminar for high-level civil servants
04 - 07/04/2016
Rabat, Morocco - The Venice Commission, in cooperation with the Ministry of Public Service and Modernisation of the Administration of the Kingdom of Morocco, is holding the second UniDem Campus seminar for high-level civil servants of the MENA region (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, the Palestinian National Authority and Tunisia).
The seminar focused on “Open Government”.
This event is part of a regional legal capacity-building programme called “UniDem Campus for the Southern Mediterranean countries”.
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Jordan - International conference
28 - 29/02/2016
Dead Sea - President Gianni Buquicchio and a delegation of the Venice Commission will participate in the Conference “Arab Constitutional Courts and Councils: Possible Reforms and Challenges in Light of Regional Changes”. This Conference is co-organised by the Constitutional Court of Jordan in the framework of the Regional Rule of Law programme Middle East/North Africa run by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
The Conference is intended for the members of the Union of the Arab Constitutional Councils and Courts (UACCC).
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Tunisia - Institution of the Administrative Mediator
Tunis - Evaluation in cooperation with the AMO of the legislation on the Administrative Ombudsman of Tunisia vis-a-vis the "Paris Principles" and other European and international standards as well as the evaluation of the organisational structure of the institution (internal procedures, management, public relations, training needs).
This event is held within the framework of the Joint EU/Council of Europe South Programme “Towards a Strengthened Democratic Governance in the Southern Mediterranean”, funded by the European Union and implemented by the Council of Europe.
Morocco – “Promoting human dignity for living in unity” - Parliamentary Social Justice Forum
19 - 20/02/2016
Rabat - The House of Councilors of Morocco organised a Parliamentary Social Justice Forum on the theme: “Promoting human dignity for living in unity”. A representative of the Venice Commission intervened on "The role of constitutional justice in promoting social justice".
The participation of the Venice Commission in this event was financed by the contribution of the Norwegian Government.
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