11/03/2004 - 13/03/2004
Venice - The Commission adopted an opinion on recent constitutional amendments in Georgia and exchanged views with the Speaker of the Georgian parliament, Ms Burjanadze, on future co-operation with this country.
The Commission discussed the constitutional reforms in Armenia, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro and examined the electoral legislation of Armenia and Moldova. The Commission also adopted guidelines on legislation on political parties.
The President of the Parliamentary Assembly, Mr Schieder, took part in the session and the Commission held an exchange of views with the Enlarged Bureau of the Assembly on future co-operation.
Ambassador Johannes C. Landman of the Netherlands, who currently chairs the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers, and Ambassador James Sharkey, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the Council of Europe, took part in the session.
All the documents adopted by the Commission are available on the site shortly after the session.