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Latin America: higlights

The Venice Commission has developed a wide range of activities with Latin American countries based on their interest in sharing with Europe experiences and best practices in fields such as democratic transition, constitution-building, constitutional justice and electoral legislation and practice.

In recent years the Venice Commission has played a critical role in facilitating and promoting a fruitful dialogue  with its partners in Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peruon the above-mentioned issues.


You will find on this page some highlights of the recent Venice Commission co-operation activities in Latin America.


The President of the Venice Commission attends the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States

22 March 2017, Washington, United States of America


As part of the regular contacts between the Venice Commision and the Organisation of American States (OAS), the President of the Venice Commission, Mr Gianni Buquicchio, addressed the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States, which was held in Washington in March 2017.


Mr. Buquicchio and Mr. Markert, Secretary of the Venice Commission also held bilateral meetings at the US Department of State.


Agenda and order of business



International seminar on best practices in the electoral field

29/05 - 30/05/2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina