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GEORGIA - Forthcoming opinion on electoral amendments – online meetings

22/05/2024 - 23/05/2024

Tbilisi – A delegation of the Venice Commission held a series of online meetings with stakeholders in Georgia on 22 and 23 May 2024 within the context of the preparation of an opinion on amendments to the Election Code which abolish gender quotas. The opinion follows a request by the President of the Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on 16 April 2024.

The Venice Commission delegation met with representatives of the Public Defender’s Office, the Parliament, the Central Election Commission, the President’s Administration, as well as with representatives of civil society organisations and of UN Women.

The opinion will be adopted at the 139th Plenary Session of the Commission, which will be held in Venice on 21 and 22 June 2024.




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