Recent and Current Events
31/10/2016 - 03/11/2016
Rabat - the Venice Commission in cooperation with the Ministry of Civil Service and Modernisation of Administration of the Kingdom of Morocco, organises the 4th Seminar UniDem Med (Universities for Democracy for the Southern Mediterranean). The theme of the seminar is the reform of the general statute of the public service.
50 participants of the seminar are senior government officials from the MENA region (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestinian National Authority, Tunisia) as well as experts from the two shores of the Mediterranean. The working ... read more
Bucharest - Conference on "Parliamentary and judicial control of the intelligence and security services - Romania and the EU", co-organised by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Foundation in Romania and the National Union of Judges of Romania. Iain Cameron, a member of the Venice Commission in respect of Sweden, will present the work of the Venice Commission in this area.
Republic of Moldova – legal assistance to the PACE – observation of the presidential elections (1st round)
29/10/2016 - 31/10/2016
Chisinau - A delegation of the Venice Commission accompanies the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) delegation to advise on the legal framework of the presidential elections held on 30 October 2016 in the Republic of Moldova. The PACE delegation is to observe the opening, voting and counting processes of the presidential elections.
24/10/2016 - 25/10/2016
Lima, Peru – The Venice Commission, in cooperation with the Constitutional Court of Peru, organises an international conference entitled “Constitutional reform and democratic stability: the role of Constitutional Courts”. The President of the Venice Commission, as well as a delegation of members of the Commission will attend this even, together with judges and other representatives of more than 10 countries of Latin America.
The Conference will be followed by a meeting of the Sub-Commission on Latin America of the Venice Commission; the President of the Inter-American Court of Hum... read more
24/10/2016 - 25/10/2016
Venice - The Venice Commission participates in a regional conference related to the follow-up given to recommendations made by international election observation missions.
This activity falls in the framework of the Programmatic Co-operation Framework (PCF) for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus, funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe.
20/10/2016 - 23/10/2016
Yerevan - Conference on “The role and importance of constitutional courts decisions in addressing legislative gaps and legal uncertainty” co-organised by the Constitutional Court of Armenia, the Venice Commission and the Conference of the Constitutional Control Organs of the Countries of New Democracy.
This Conference is financed by the CoE/EU programme : “Programmatic Cooperation Framework in the Eastern Partnership Countries” .
Gdansk – The President of the Venice Commission, Mr Buquicchio, participated in the Conference on “The Constitutional Court as Guardian of Constitutional Values” co-organised by the Constitutional Tribunal of Poland and the Mayor of Gdansk, held in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Constitutional Tribunal of Poland. In his welcome speech, Mr Buquicchio informed the participants about the adoption of the Commission’s Opinion on the Act on the Constitutional Tribunal on 14 October 2016.
14/10/2016 - 15/10/2016
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista
14/10/2016 - 17/10/2016
Podgorica - A delegation of the Venice Commission accompanies the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) delegation to advise on the legal framework of the parliamentary elections held on 16 October 2016 in Montenegro.
The PACE delegation is to observe the opening, voting and counting processes of the parliamentary elections. The team will meet with diplomats, representatives of political parties, of mass media and of NGOs.