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50th Anniversary of the René Cassin Foundation - International Institute of Human Rights - Conference on the Rule of Law

12.12.2019
Palais des droits de l'homme, Strasbourg - On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, the René Cassin Foundation - International Institute of Human Rights will organise, with the support of the City of Strasbourg, a conference on "The state of the Rule of Law in Europe ". This event will take place in Strasbourg in the premises of the European Court of Human Rights (Press Room) on 12 December 2019.

The purpose of this day, which is intended for a very wide audience, is the definition of the rule of law, the presentation of the normative framework and the setting up of a new monitorin... read more

Tunisia - Administrative Justice and Electoral Disputes - International Colloquium

12.12.2019 - 13.12.2019
Gammarth - The Commission is organizing in cooperation with the Administrative Tribunal of Tunisia, the German IRZ Foundation and the Arab Union of Administrative Justice an international symposium on "Administrative Justice and Electoral Disputes".

The President of the Venice Commission Mr Buquicchio will address the participants during the first day of the colloquium.

The event will take place in the framework of the Joint Council of Europe-European Union project “Improving the functioning, performance and access to justice in Tunisia (AP- JUST)”, funded by the EU an... read more

CYPRUS - The Venice Principles

11.12.2019
Nicosia - The Venice Commission is organising in cooperation with the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights of Cyprus and the Association of Mediterranean Ombudsmen a conference entitled “The role of "the Venice Principles" in strengthening the ombudsman institutions".

67th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

05.12.2019
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

Electoral processes: Preventing and responding to the misuse of administrative resources - Conference

02.12.2019 - 03.12.2019
Tbilisi - The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and The Venice Commission will hold a Regional Parliamentary Conference on “Preventing and responding to the misuse of administrative resources during electoral processes: the role of national parliaments”. The event will be hosted by the Parliament of Georgia.

This conference is organised for parliamentarians and central election commissions from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine as part of the project financed by voluntary contributions to the Action Plans for Georgia and Ukraine.

RUSSIA - IXth International Congress of Comparative Law

02.12.2019
Moscow – The Chair of the Scientific Council of the Venice Commission professor Jan HELGESEN as well as other members of the Commission will participate in the IXth International Congress of Comparative Law. The event is entitled «LEGAL VALUES IN THE FOCUS OF COMPARATIVE LAW» and organised by the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law of the Government of the Russian Federation.

GEORGIA - Seminar on election dispute resolution

29.11.2019
Tbilisi – The Venice Commission, in cooperation with the Electoral Assistance Division of the Directorate General for Democracy of the Council of Europe and the Georgian authorities, is organising a seminar entitled “Election dispute resolution in Georgia: challenges and steps ahead”.

GEORGIA – Toolkit for election dispute resolution

29.11.2019
Tbilisi – The Venice Commission, in cooperation with the Electoral Assistance Division of the Directorate General for Democracy of the Council of Europe and the Georgian authorities, has elaborated a Toolkit for election dispute resolution.

It will be presented to the actors concerned by the processes of election dispute resolution in Georgia.

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