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Kyrgyzstan – Conference on constitutional amendment

28/04/2015

Bishkek – A Conference on “International experience on introducing Constitutional amendments and on Constitutional revisions” took place on 28 April 2015 in Bishkek.

The delegation of the Venice Commission was composed of its members and substitute members from Georgie, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Korea and Turkey. The speakers - leading constitutionalists in their countries - presented the experience of their countries in the field of constitutional reforms. The President of the Venice Commission addressed the participants by video message. This event provided a platform for the exchange of opinions between national and international experts in terms of constitutional revision. Topics discussed included whether and how the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic can be changed and various proposals for constitutional amendment in Kyrgyzstan.

This Conference was organised jointly with the UNDP office in Bishkek within the projects aimed at supporting constitutional justice in the Kyrgyz Republic with funding provided by the European Union.

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