CoE logo
Venice Logo

President Emeritus, Special Representative of the Venice Commission Gianni Buquicchio decorated by the Government of Japan


Strasbourg - Mr Gianni BUQUICCHIO, President Emeritus and Special Representative of the Venice Commission, received a decoration "the Order of the Rising Sun, Golden Rays in Collar" from the Government of Japan "for his valuable contribution to the strengthening of relations and promoting mutual understanding between Japan and Europe”.

The decoration was presented to Mr Buquicchio by Mr UCHIDA Hiroyuki, Ambassador - Permanent Observer of Japan to the Council of Europe on Tuesday 11 April 2023 at the Consulate General of Japan in Strasbourg.

Japan joined the Venice Commission and the Council of Europe as an observer in 1993 and 1996 respectively.


19th European Conference
of Electoral Management Bodies
"Artificial Intelligence and Electoral Integrity"

14 - 15 November 2022
KUDO platform & Council of Europe's Agora building


5th Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice on "Constitutional Justice and Peace"
(Bali, 4-7 October 2022)


Follow the Venice Commission on @VeniceComm !


© Council of Europe 2007-2023