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Election dispute resolution - 16th European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies

27.06.2019 - 28.06.2019
Bratislava - The Venice Commission will hold the 16th European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies, in co-operation with the Section for Public Administration of the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic and the State Commission for the Elections and Control of Political Parties Funding.

This year the European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies will be devoted to the theme of the election dispute resolution.

119th Plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

21.06.2019 - 22.06.2019
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

65th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

20.06.2019
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

Towards a public service closer to citizens - 9th UniDem Med seminar

12.06.2019 - 14.06.2019
Marrakech - The Venice Commission, in cooperation with the Ministry of Reform of the Administration and the Civil Service of the Kingdom of Morocco, organised the 9th UniDem Med Regional Seminar entitled "Towards a public service closer to the citizens: models and good practices ".

This seminar brought together senior officials and experts from Europe and the Southern Mediterranean (Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Palestine *, Tunisia) to exchange best practices in terms of bringing the administration and users closer together based on respect the rule of law and fundamental princip... read more

Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe - Presentation of the 2018 annual report of activities of the Commission – New member State

12.06.2019
Council of Europe, Strasbourg - The President of the Venice Commission, Mr Gianni Buquicchio, presented the annual report of activities of the Commission accomplished in 2018.

The presentation was followed by an exchange of views with the Ambassadors of the member and observer States of the Council of Europe.

Canada’s request to become a full member of the Commission was approved by the Committee of Ministers.

World Conference on Constitutional Justice (WCCJ) – 115 members worldwide!

11.06.2019
Today the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe has joined the World Conference on Constitutional Justice bringing its total membership to 115 courts from 4 continents!

Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of Africa (CJCA)

10.06.2019 - 13.06.2019
Luanda,Anglola - the Venice Commission participated in the 5th Congress of the Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of Africa.

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Secretary General - Request for opinion – REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

09.06.2019
Strasbourg - the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, requested the Venice Commission‘s opinion on the constitutional situation in Moldova with specific reference to the conditions for the dissolution of parliament.

The draft opinion will be discussed by the plenary session of the Venice Commission on 21 June 2019.

ARMENIA - Reform of the legal framework governing elections

08.06.2019 - 09.06.2019
Yerevan – The Venice Commission participated in a brainstorming workshop with Members of Parliament of Armenia on the reform of the legal framework governing elections. The event was co-organised by IFES, USAID and the Parliament of Armenia.

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